Victor Orban

Hungarian President Katalin Novak addresses a joint press conference with the Polish president after talks in Warsaw, Poland, on May 17, 2022. | Credit: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP via Getty Images

President of Hungary, Champion of Many Catholics Globally, Resigns

Feb 10, 2024

A hero to many Catholics worldwide because of her pro-family leadership, Novák stepped down unexpectedly Feb. 10 amid protests over her role in a controversial pardon.

Pope Francis addresses civil authorities and other dignitaries at a former a Carmelite monastery in Budapest, Hungary, on April 28, 2023, on the first day of his three-day pilgrimage to the country. | Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis Calls Abortion "senseless" and Criticizes Gender Theory in Hungary Speech

Apr 28, 2023

Pope Francis spoke out strongly against abortion and gender ideology Friday, citing both as examples of “ideological colonization” during a speech in Budapest.