The Hungarian Revolution of 1956: The Event that Shook the World

The events surrounding the 1956 Hungarian Revolution are closely linked to my family. My grandparents and my father fled Hungary after the revolution to settle and build a new life in Canada. The events in Hungary demonstrated to the world the true face of communist oppression in Eastern Europe, and ripped a hole in the…

US Congressmen Demand Romania Returns Church Properties And Ends “Persecution”

BUCHAREST/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife) — Twenty U.S. congressmen have urged Secretary of State John Kerry to pressure Romania’s government to end “persecution” and “fully restitute” properties that were “illegally confiscated” from churches and other religious groups under Communism after 1945. In a letter obtained by BosNewsLife Saturday, June 15, the American legislators also express concern about three members…