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Paris Agreement marches forward towards implementation

This April saw the launch of the one-year period for national governments to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change reached at the COP 21 in Paris, the final stage […]

LOsservatore Romano

Pope Francis and the compassion of the Europeans

In visiting refugees on the island of Lesbos, Pope Francis pointed signalled a humanitarian approach and appealed to the compassion of the Europeans His first official visit outside of Rome […]

Tommaso Della Longa / Italian Red Cross

EU fails its responsibility on responding to migrant crisis

The massive flow of migrants has induced the EU to forge a controversial agreement with Ankara to send to the neighboring country migrants who arrive in the Greek islands, even […]

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Dialogue – a vital issue for the Church and for Europe

The Church can only carry on a meaningful dialogue with the outside world if she is committed to an internal culture of dialogue In Article 17 of the Lisbon Treaty, […]

Mark Rutte

The Netherlands takes over the presidency of the Council of the EU

The Netherlands has officially taken over, on January the 1st, the rotatory Presidency of the European Union at a crucial and difficult moment: when the 28 EU countries face not only […]

Tommaso Della Longa / Italian Red Cross

Méditerranée: une route dans la mer. Migrations des peuples, cultures, religions

Une centaine de personnes membres des branches française, belge, portugaise, italienne, maltaise du MIAMSI se sont réunies autour de ce thème du 20 au 22 novembre dernier à Pozzalo, sous […]

Marco Teruggi

Human values across the globe

The terrorist attacks in Paris also represent an attack on European values. And yet, these values must not be compromised in the fight against terrorism. In the weeks following the […]

Art & Tça

Nourrir l’humanité

«Les agriculteurs sont les esclaves du XXIe siècle. Ils sont maintenus tête hors de l’eau par le seul bon vouloir des puissants» Jacques, agriculteur à Blier (Belgique). Au centre culture […]

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Global response to Laudato si’

The Encyclical Laudato si’ by Pope Francis published in June has had an amazing effect beyond the boundaries of the Catholic Church. Politicians, scientists, academics and representatives of a large […]

Sergi Camara / Somos Migrantes

Migration trends across the western route of the Mediterranean

The Moroccan border with the Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla Syrian people fleeing from the conflict usually arrive to Morocco from Algeria, where they did not need a visa […]