Head of Armenian Catholic Church decorated Prime Minister Viktor Orbán
02. 11. 2022.
On Wednesday in the Carmelite Monastery, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received Armenian Catholic Patriarch Raphael Bedros XXI who handed over the Holy Cross Medal of Gratitude to the Hungarian Prime Minister, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian news agency MTI.

According to the laudation, Hungary and Mr Orbán in person provide valuable support for oppressed and persecuted Christians worldwide. “We greatly appreciate your unconditional commitment to Christians, to protecting their lives and preserving their moral and social values,” the laudation reads.

Photo: Prime Minister’s Press Office/Zoltán Fischer

In his acceptance speech, Mr Orbán quoted King St. Stephen who – in his admonitions already a thousand years ago – stressed the importance of the Hungarian State supporting Christianity and the church at all times, Mr Havasi reported.