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Pope Francis in Hungary: What is the situation of the Catholic Church?

The Vatican has unveiled the logo and slogan for Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Hungary, where he will be making his 41st trip abroad. The motto for the visit, "Christ is our future," will accompany the Holy Father's trip to Budapest, the Hungarian capital. The logo features the Budapest Chain Bridge, which symbolizes the Pope's belief in the importance of building bridges among people.

Domonkos Pulay with EWTN Hungary has shared insights on what we can expect from this apostolic journey. The Pope's last visit to Hungary was over a year and a half ago, and Budapest is eagerly preparing to welcome him back. Pulay discusses the status of the Catholic Church in Hungary and the issues that he thinks the Holy Father will focus on during his visit.

The Catholic Church in Hungary has a long and rich history, and its influence can be seen throughout the country's cultural heritage. However, the Church has faced challenges in recent years, including a declining number of faithful and a growing trend towards secularization.

Pulay suggests that the Holy Father may address these challenges during his visit and encourage the Catholic community to remain steadfast in their faith. He also expects the Pope to emphasize the importance of dialogue and unity among different groups within Hungarian society, a theme that is reflected in the logo's imagery of the Chain Bridge.

Overall, the Pope's visit to Hungary is eagerly anticipated, and it will be interesting to see how his message of hope and unity will be received by the people of Budapest and the wider Hungarian community. As the slogan suggests, Christ is indeed our future, and the Pope's visit offers an opportunity to reflect on what that means for us all.

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