Catholic Church

You shall not tell lies!

TweetThe spread of fake news has made truth and lies an urgent topic of political and social debate. The Association for the German Language chose the new idiom “postfaktisch” (post-truth) […]

Mixed results for legislation on “conflict minerals”

TweetAfter three years of negotiations, the European Union has finally got round to legislating on conflict minerals.  Definitely a step forward, but not going far enough, writes JESC Advocacy Adviser Emmanuelle […]

The US elections – a rude awakening in Europe

TweetThe election of Donald Trump as the future 45th US President took place on 9 November, 27 years to the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Does it […]

Retour sur le Faith and Politics workshop 2016

TweetLorsque l’on veut éviter des débats endiablés au cours d’un repas de famille, il est de coutume d’éviter deux sujets de discorde : la politique et la religion. Il est donc […]

Pope Francis and the compassion of the Europeans

TweetIn 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 […]

EU fails its responsibility on responding to migrant crisis

TweetThe 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 […]

Dialogue – a vital issue for the Church and for Europe

TweetThe 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, […]

Human values across the globe

TweetThe 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 […]

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