Catholic Church in Hungary

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Hungary's incentives mean more marriages but not more babies

Dec 2, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The country’s birth rate remains well below the replacement level of 2.1 births per woman, and the rate has not... Read more

As population plummets, Hungary to end income tax for moms of at least four

Feb 12, 2019

In an effort to encourage Hungarians to have more babies, the prime minister of the country has announced that women... Read more

Janos Brenner.

Beloved 1950s Hungarian priest and martyr beatified

May 1, 2018

Fr. János Brenner, a Cistercian Hungarian priest who was martyred in the 1950s, was beatified May 1. The beatification took... Read more

In Hungary, anti-Christian persecution prompts government action

Sep 12, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The Hungarian government has established a new office on the persecution of Christians to address both persecutions of Christians in... Read more

Cardinal Laszlo Paskai.

Pope Francis mourns death of Hungarian Cardinal Laszlo Paskai

Aug 18, 2015

By Elise Harris

In a letter of condolence Pope Francis has offered his comfort and prayer to the Church of Hungary following the... Read more

Pope Francis greets the crowds outside the Basilica of St. John Lateran on April 7, 2013.

Pope blesses Hungarians on national feast day

Aug 20, 2013

Pope Francis sent a message to the president and citizens of Hungary today, praying for the nation as it celebrates... Read more