Austrian church representatives receive medals

They received commemorative medals awarded on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the reformation.

General Bishop of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakia Miloš Klátik General Bishop of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakia Miloš Klátik (Source: TASR)

General Bishop of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakia (ECAC) Miloš Klátik welcomed the visit of his colleagues from the Austrian association, and Austrian Ambassador to Slovakia Helfried Carl in early June 2017.

Among the guests were Superintendent of Burgerland Diocese Manfred Koch and priest of the corps Nickelsdorf and Deutsch Jahrndorf Sönke Frost, the TASR newswire reported.

Klátik gave commemorative medals to the guests, which were awarded on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the reformation to several ECAC representatives in Slovakia, but also representatives of partner Churches for collaboration and support of ECAC in Slovakia, for spreading their good name, and for cooperation when spreading Christian values in society, TASR wrote.

Carl thanked them for the award and stressed the importance of Churches in society and spreading Christian values both in Slovakia and Austria.

Koch, meanwhile, praised the good cooperation of ECAC in Slovakia and Austria, as well as the collaboration between partner grammar schools in Oberschutren and Banská Bystrica, TASR reported.

Frost spoke about the bigger number of Slovaks in his corps, praised their integration and stressed the importance of cooperation between the corps and local municipal governments.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Penta partner Haščák reportedly charged with corruption after a police raid

Anti-communist fighters will receive pensions. Sunk tugboat being drawn out of the water.

Jaroslav Haščák

Car industry needs to jump on the latest trends

Economy minister promises extensive support for hydrogen technologies in Slovakia.

The Hydrogen Technology Research Centre (CVVT) is to be launched at the end of 2020 or beginning of 2021 in Košice to do R&D in this field.

Responsibility goes hand in hand with EU advantages, says President Čaputová

President Zuzana Čaputová spoke with Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency, Věra Jourová.

President Zuzana Čaputová

Half of all parents lack time to help their children with distance learning

Some have a hard time motivating their children, others do not understand the curriculum.