Foreign minister Peter Szijjarto – Photo: Facebook

Hungary condemns attack on Catholics in Philippines

The foreign minister on Sunday issued a condemnation of a bombing during a Catholic service in the southern Philippines city of Marawi which took the lives of four people and injured 50 earlier in the day.
4. December 2023 9:46

Hungary is providing 5 million forints in emergency relief to the relatives of the injured and deceased through the Philippines Catholic Charity, Peter Szijjarto said on Facebook.

Hungary, he said, always stood up for Christians around the world. “We strongly condemn the attack on Catholics practising their religion … on the first Sunday of Advent,” he wrote.

The attack took place in the city with the country’s largest Muslim population.

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