Hungary: Orban and Putin Stand Up Against Persecution of Christians

Church Militant, James Baresel: While much of the Western world responds to persecution of Christians in the Middle East by dithering (at best), prominent Eastern Europe politicians and members of the Trump administration are forcefully speaking out and backing up words with actions.

This past October, the Hungarian government organized a conference of high-ranking clergy and leading Christian figures from the Middle East, at which Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Péter Szijjártó, emphasized that for the mainstream of Europe’s contemporary political establishment, “persecution of Christians is the last acceptable form of discrimination” — despite the fact that the numbers show Christianity to be the most persecuted religion in the world, castigating such attitudes as “supreme hypocrisy.” Report is here.