PM: Hungary needs Christian democracy

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Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed the country's need for a governance of Christian democracy in a speech given Saturday at the 70th anniversary of the Hungarian Christian Democratic People's Party (KDNP). He added that a liberal government could never have lowered utility costs or helped those dealing with the fallout of foreign exchange loans.

According to the Orbán, political correctness, the main determinant of current political discourse, is a “system of taboos, which deprives us of the possibility of honest and innovative thinking". Those “groups who are built on this system of taboos” feel threatened by Hungary’s new ideology of governance, he said. The prime minister added that these groups compare Hungary to the dictatorial regimes of the East, whereas Hungary is in fact an inseparable part of the West.

Addressing the European Union, Orbán said that this will remain an “unfinished project” until the the EU accepts the significance and roots of the Christian Church throughout the continent. The prime minister closed his speech stating, “we are a government, who governs based on Christian democratic values in favor of all Hungarian people.”

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