At an extraordinary Assembly of the Transylvanian Reformed Church District on 29 November, convened in Cluj following a heavily criticized High Court ruling on the re-nationalization of the Székely Mikó High School, the district’s Bishop, Béla Kató, even offered his resignation, which was unanimously rejected by the Assembly members.
The Transylvanian Reformed Church District has convened an extraordinary assembly of the Church District after the decision of the High Court of Ploiesti on the restoration of the property of the Székely Mikó High School to the Romanian state.
A book of Reformed doctrines accidentally caught in the hands of Mihai Androne completely changed his life. We spoke with the professor from the Theological Academy of Cluj-Napoca about the jubilee for the 450th anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism and what Protestantism means for him.
Among many other things, we spoke with István Csűry, bishop of the Királyhágómellék Reformed Church District, and Béla Kató, bishop of the Transylvanian Reformed Church District, about why Hungarians need Mohács and how ecumenism comes to fruition in Transylvania.
The Transylvanian Reformed Church District's battle with the Romanian government concerning the re-naturalization of church-owned property will come to a head 21 January when the court will reconvene for the next court session.
Szeklerland is an area in Transylvania, Romania, with a majority population of ethnic Hungarians. On 26 October, the Szekler National Council released a statement outlining its desire for self-government as an autonomous territory following examples established elsewhere in Europe.