"The Gospel message has special weight and significance these days when we not only hear accounts of war and human suffering but are deeply touched by them," reads in the joint Easter Message of the Hungarian Catholic Bishops' Conference and the Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary.
“The visit of Pope Francis to Hungary strengthens us in the indescribable gift of God, Jesus Christ, in our Christian faith, culture, order and Christian ministry,” said József Steinbach, President of the Ecumenical Council of Churches (ECCH) in Hungary at a meeting with Pope Francis with representatives of the ECCH and the Jewish communities.
The Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary and the Hungarian Catholic Bishops’ Conference issued a joint Easter message inviting Christians to celebrate life, in the light of the Ressurection, even in the shadow of the Pandemic.
"There is no greater joy than to know that life has conquered death," even in the shadow of the pandemic, reminds the Joint Easter message of the Hungarian Catholic Bishops’ Conference and the Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary.
The Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary and the Catholic Church in Hungary issued a joint statement referring to the outrage in Copenhagen as well as to the execution of Egyptian Christians in Libya.
The Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary welcomed the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, Rev. Dr. Olav Tveit, to Budapest this week where he met with several church and political leaders, including Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.