Brief papal message to Hungary’s president
August 21, 2014
Pope Francis sent a brief message to President János Áder of Hungary on the occasion of the feast of St. Stephen of Hungary, the nation’s patron.
“I am pleased to send cordial greetings to Your Excellency and to all the beloved citizens of Hungary on this happy occasion of your National Day, under the patronage of Saint Stephen,” the Pontiff wrote. “Entrusting the nation to the loving providence of Almighty God, I pray that all Hungarians will continue to promote a society built on truth, justice and integrity.”