One might shrug shoulders arguing that a single case does not allow us to draw far-reaching conclusions. But all the signs seem to support the assumption that restitution of Hungarian properties in Romania is no longer a legal issue, but rather a political one.
The Communion of Protestant Churches in Europe expressed its commitment for the rights of national and linguistic minorities, and its concerns regarding the refusal of the citizens’ initiative “Minority SafePack”.
Six years ago, the Reformed high school was renationalized by the Romanian state, after which the Transylvanian Reformed Church District appealed to the Romanian Supreme Court. On 22 November 2018, the Court rejected the appeal to rightfully reclaim the school.
Reformed Church in Romania faces 'renationalisation' of the Székely Mikó Refromed High School in Sepsiszentgyörgy/Sfântu Gheorge this caused them to call for solidarity among Reformed Brothers and Sisters, leading to numerous responses.
The Extraordinary Assembly of the Transylvanian Reformed Church District
approved unanimously the following statement regarding the Re-Nationalization of the Székely Mikó Reformed High-School in Sepsiszentgyörgy/Sfântu Gheorghe by the Romanian State on the 29th of November 2014.
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.