Under the persecution of Ceausescu’s regime many churches were destroyed. The Christian church still faces a struggle.
86.8% of the population may be members of the Romanian Orthodox Church, but Romania is a secular state with no official religion. Controls are still in place, with the government affording official recognition to only 15 religious groups. Recent legislation requires denominations to have at least 20,000 members before they can officially register.
PCI partners with the Hungarian Reformed Church in Romania, in the districts of Transylvania and Kiralyhagomellek.