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Hungary

Population: 9,850,845
Percent Below Poverty Line: 14.9%

Hungary is a land-locked country in Eastern Europe. It became a Christian country in AD 1000 and for many centuries stood as bulward between the Ottoman Turkish empire and the rest of Christian Europe. It eventually became part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, which fell during WWI. After WWII, Hungary fell under communist rule. While it was never part of the USSR, it was under Soviet domination for decades. In 1990, Hungary held its first free elections and has since joined NATO and the EU. Its economy primarily consists of the industry and services sectors. The largest religion in Hungary is Roman Catholicism (37.2%), followed by “unspecified” (27.2%), and “none” (18.2%).

Explore the tabs below to learn more about evangelization efforts and other humanitarian work you’re supporting in Hungary.

Evangelizing Hungary

Regnum Christi and the Legion of Christ work in Hungary to spread the Gospel and encourage Hungarian faithful in their walk with Christ. After decades of Communist rule, during which time the practice of all religion was banned, Christianity is making a comeback in what was historically a deeply Christian nation.

Explore the remaining tabs to learn more about this vital and life-giving work.

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