Secular Hungary

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

No common fate

The Hungarian state budget will decrease by an average of 10% for the year 2010 due to the financial crisis. The minister of education and culture Mr István Hiller confirmed that budget cus will probably also affect the funds received by the churches from the state for their spiritual activities (social and educational services are funded separately), but he promised that these will be kept below the average rate. The churches are furious. -- It seems they are not ready to take their share...