At the worship that opened the prayer week, Cardinal Péter Erdő, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, and Tamás Fabiny, President-Bishop of the Evangelical Church of Hungary, delivered sermons at the Kálvin Square Reformed Church in Budapest last Sunday.
In her address, President Katalin Novák highlighted the difficulties the nation had to confront in 2022 and the resilience Hungarians showed in the face of challenges, and underscored the importance of solidarity and national unity.
According to a recent poll, the prime minister and the head of state are the most popular among young people in the country.
Hungarian Head of State Katalin Novák was received by Pope Francis on 25 August. During their 40-minute talk, conducted in Spanish, they discussed, among other issues, the successes of the Hungarian government’s family policies.