Hungary’s President Áder’s New Year’s Message

  • 1 Jan 2018 8:07 AM
Hungary’s President Áder’s New Year’s Message
János Áder, Hungary’s president, addressed fellow citizens on New Year’s day in a public media broadcast just after midnight, wishing them a happy New Year and urging them “to be strong and to always show each other respect”.

Towards the end of his message, Áder quoted St. Francis of Assisi: “[W]here there is hatred, I may bring love; where there is wrong, I may bring the spirit of forgiveness; where there is discord, I may bring harmony; where there is error, I may bring truth; where there is doubt, I may bring faith...”

Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.

MTI photo: Kovács Tamás

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