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Pro-Family Hungarian Leader Orbán Praises ‘Catholic Approach’ for Helping Country Flourish
LifeSite News ^ | 2/11/20 | Paul Smeaton

Posted on 02/13/2020 6:19:01 PM PST by marshmallow

The Hungarian Prime Minister said his country has chosen 'Christian liberty' instead of 'liberal freedom.'

February 11, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, told a conservative conference in Rome last week that “the universal Catholic approach” is the only one “which appreciates and accepts national sovereignty.”

Orbán made his comments during an address given to the National Conservativism Conference in Rome on February 4. In a wide-ranging speech, he spoke about his core anti-Marxist political principles, the impact of Muslim migration to Europe, the reasons for Hungary’s economic success and the relationship between national identity and conservative politics.

Orbán has said in the past that “Christianity is Europe's last hope”. He has a strong history of promoting pro-family policies in Hungary and has not been afraid to stand-up to anti-life globalists such as George Soros.

In his speech last week, Orbán highlighted the roles played by former US President Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II in overcoming the Soviet Union and defending the nations of Central Europe.

Orbán said that his generation in Hungary considered Reagan as “the liberator of our personal life”. He said that Reagan had “changed the world” by changing his strategy during the Cold War from one where “the target was not to win, just to peacefully coexist”, to one that can be summarized by the sentence: "We win, they lose." Orbán said that Reagan’s change in strategy resulted in “the captive nations”, such as Hungary, becoming “free again.”

“Without Ronald Reagan,” he said, “there would have been no chance to push the Russians, the Soviet Union out of Central Europe and to get rid of communism.”

Although himself a Calvinist, he also singled out Pope John Paul II for his role in defending people in Central European nations......

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TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Evangelical Christian; Religion & Politics

1 posted on 02/13/2020 6:19:01 PM PST by marshmallow
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Too bad Bergoglio doesn’t believe in the “Catholic Approach”.

2 posted on 02/13/2020 6:25:38 PM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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3 posted on 02/13/2020 6:25:43 PM PST by ebb tide (We have a rogue curia in Rome.)
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