Skip to comments.‘If We Give Up Our Christianity, We Lose Our Identity,’ Says Hungarian Minister
Posted on 12/06/2019 6:40:14 PM PST by marshmallow
Hungary is promoting pro-family policies because its Christian identity is at stake, the countrys family minister told CNA in an interview.
If we give up on our Christianity, then we will lose our own identity, as Hungarians, as Europeans, Katalin Novák, Hungarys Minister of State for Family Affairs, told CNA in an interview on Wednesday.
Novák spoke at the second annual conference on family policy on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, co-organized with the Embassy of Brazil. She joined officials from the Trump administration, members of Congress, and representatives of non-governmental organizations in discussing how governments can promote pro-family policies.
Hungarys birth rate is well below replacement level; the countrys central statistics office estimates the total fertility rate at 1.48 births per woman. Every country in the European Union has a sub-replacement level birth rate, Novak said. And according to United Nations data, both Eastern and Western Europe have estimated total fertility rates of 1.657 and 1.683 live births per woman for the years 2015 to 2020well below the replacement rate of 2.1.
We have a demographic challenge ahead of us, Novák told CNA. While some countries may rely on immigration, Hungary is trying to reverse the trend with a two-pronged approach: financial incentives for families to have more children, and promoting a culture that is pro-life and welcoming of large families.
In 2011, Hungarys birth rate stood at just 1.23, Novák said on Thursday, causing the government to ask such questions as what is the reason behind the phenomenon, and how can we help?
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No way he could get elected in this country.
At least somebody gets it. They also quickly built a border barrier to exclude invaders.
Without the love for Christ, allah fills the void.
Here, the Scotus determined almost 50 years ago that the current generation can 'off the next. Oh.
Those white guys from 1787 mentioned the purpose of the American governing form was to secure lots of good things for their posterity.
Never discount the damage done by Scotus. Every American should seethe at Scotus' arrogance.
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