Hungary’s Prime Minister under fire for event promoting ‘natural family’
BUDAPEST, Hungary, June 1, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban criticized liberals and encouraged citizens to give life to more children during the 11th conference of the World Congress of Families last week.
Three thousand “natural family” advocates who attended the four-day conference heard Orban in his opening address lambaste the European Union (EU) for its “relativizing liberal ideology that’s an insult to families.”
The World Congress of Families and Orban’s Hungarian Civic Alliance party are in agreement on several key social issues. WCF’s website describes Hungary as “an advocate for the natural family in Europe” and praises the country’s revised constitution, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman and proclaims that pre-born babies have rights…continue reading article here at LifeSiteNews.com.
The U.S. State Department under President Obama criticized Orban’s government on human rights grounds. The European parliament has called for sanctions against Hungary because, in the EU’s view, the Orban government discriminates against homosexuals…continue reading article here (by Fr. Mark Hodges at LifeSiteNews.com.