The Gold Cross of Merit from Hungary for CCI director Henk Jan van Schothorst

6 September 2022
Henk Jan van Schothorst, executive director of the Christian Council International, received at September 6, 2022 the Gold Cross of Merit of Hungary, in recognition of his support for Hungary, as well as his untiring work to promote Hungarian family policy in the Netherlands and protect Europe’s Judeo-Christian heritage. The cross was handed over by the Hungarian ambassador to the Netherlands, András Koscis.
Gold Cross of Merit of Hungary


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Photographs: J.A. Schippers, R. Pasterkamp, Hungarian Embassy and CCI


THE HAGUE. Hungarian Ambassador Andras Kocsis (l.) presented the Gold Cross of Merit to Henk Jan van Schothorst (r.) on Sept. 6. On behalf of Christian Council International (CCI), Van Schothorst is committed to Christian family values. Following the revolt in the European Union over the Hungarian Child Protection Act, he sent his appreciation to the government in Budapest. The ambassador expressed his appreciation for Van Schothorst, who had introduced him to the Dutch Biblebelt. "There I don't have to explain what conservatism or patriotism is," he said.

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Watch below the video about the CCI business visit of the Hungarian Ambassador to the Netherlands, Andras Koscís, to Urk, which he referred to in his speech during the presentation of the Hungarian Gold Cross of Merit to Henk Jan van Schothorst.