Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Pope meets with presidents of Honduras, Hungary

Catholic World News - September 20, 2013

Pope Francis spoke with the presidents of Honduras and Hungary in separate meetings on September 20.

In his talk with President Porfirio Lobo Sosa of Honduras, the Pope concentrated on Church-state relations, the country’s Catholic heritage, the work of the Church in education and health care, and the importance of supporting healthy family life.

With President Janos Ader of Hungary, the Pope spoke on the effects of the continuing economic crisis within the European Union, the defense of the environment, and the cause of peace in the Middle East, especially in Syria. The Pope also spoke about Church-state relations in Hungary and the defense of family life.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our April expenses ($18,580 to go):
$35,000.00 $16,420.48
53% 47%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Smaller Church, Bigger Faith, 3: Ecclesiastical Discipline April 17
The Holy Spirit and Evangelization: A Primer April 16
Journey to the Sun: A Strange Biography of Junípero Serra April 16
Russia's demographic recovery + US demographic decline = danger April 16
James Carroll strikes (at the Church) again April 16

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis's Easter Message 'Urbi et Orbi' (To the City and the World): full text, link to video CWN - April 20
Pope Francis: Easter Vigil homily (full text) CWN - April 20