In Hungary, Roma communities have been an inseparable part of society for centuries and in the life of churches, service among Roma has always primarily meant spreading the Gospel. Interview with Attila Landauer, national coordinator of Roma ministry of the RCH.
“The things that could renew the Church are not new at all.”, said András Harmathy, president of the Church Revision Committee, as he shared some of his thoughts about the mission of the committee in the context of the approaching General Synod session.
We are in a process of revision. For the coordination of the process the Church Revision Committee was installed by the Synod in 2012, commissioned both to develop an ecclesiological basis for the future church life and for the expected reconfiguration.
In the following interview Szilveszter Póczik, historian-criminologist and the senior scientific representative of the Hungarian National Institute of Crimonology (OKRI), attempts to throw light on the differences and similarities between Gypsies living in Eastern and Western Europe.