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14/05/2024

The Hungarian chapter of the Order of St. John celebrates its 100th anniversary

The Hungarian Chapter of the Johanniter Order celebrated its 100th anniversary on 10-11 May this year

14/05/2024

Da Pacem Domine – honouring Cardinal Mindszenty

May 4, 2024. The closing ceremony of the National Pilgrimage of Atonement in honour of Cardinal Primate József Mindszenty was held in the Basilica of Esztergom.

26/04/2024

The President of the Republic pays an official visit to the Order of Malta

The President of Hungary Tamás Sulyok was received today at the Magistral Palace by the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Fra’ John Dunlap. During the meeting the Hungarian President praised the work the Order of Malta carries out in over 120 countries across the globe and in particular in Hungary where the Order’s Hungarian Charity Service is the largest social institution in the country, assisting a daily average of 13,000 people in nearly 150 institutions.

18/04/2024

Day of Remembrance for Hungarian victims of the Holocaust

The Embassy attended the State Remembrance event on the Day of Remembrance for Hungarian victims of the Holocaust, in the Hungarian Parliament, on 16th April 2024.

14/03/2024

Annual bilateral meeting with the Government of Hungary

The annual bilateral meeting of the Hungarian Government and the Order of Malta was held in the Government building of Buda Castle on March 12.The meeting was chaired by Zsolt Semjén, Deputy Prime Minister of the Hungarian Government, and Dr. Heinz Anton Hafner, Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta. Leaders of the Hungarian Association and the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta were in attendance.

12/03/2024

With Hungarian Knights of Malta in the Palatine Crypt of Buda Castle

H.E. Ambassador Heinz Hafner was with the Hungarian Knights of Malta in the Palatine crypt in Buda Castle, where they commemorated the first president of the Hungarian Association, Archduke Joseph August Habsburg-Lothringen, with a Holy Mass. The Palatine crypt in Buda Castle is the burial place, to this day, of members of the Hungarian Palatine branch of the House of Habsburg-Lothringen.

07/03/2024

Reception on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the Curia

On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the Curia, a reception was held on 24 February for the diplomatic corps accredited in Hungary. H.E. the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta had the opportunity to congratulate the President of the Curia, Dr. András Varga.

04/02/2024

Pro Merito Melitensi award to Béla Ugron GCHD

Béla Ugron, First Secretary of the Embassy, was awarded the Officer's Cross Pro Merito Melitensi

01/02/2024

Ambassadors of the Order in private audience with the Holy Father

HE Anton Hafner participates in private audience with the Holy Father, at the conclusion of the Ambassardors' Conference.