Posts Tagged ‘Religion’

The US elections – a rude awakening in Europe

The 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

Lorsque 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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pope’s encyclical on environment sparks comments and hope

Ecology and Jesuits in Communication (Ecojesuit.com) has launched its special edition on Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical released last 18 June.  This edition features six stories from colleagues in […]

Cries of the poor and cries of Nature

On Pope Francis’ new Encyclical letter Laudato Si Awaited for many months and the object of a great deal of commentary and criticism in advance of publication, Pope Francis’ environmental […]

Catholic organisations’ initiatives to face up to climate change

CIDSE is an international alliance of 17 Catholic development organisations working together for global justice. Caritas Internationalis is a network comprising 165 organisations. It works for a world of peace, […]

A new form of anti-Semitism in Europe

An old spectre is haunting Europe: anti-Semitism. This year’s terrorist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen left five people dead just because they were Jewish.  Jewish cemeteries have been desecrated. Synagogues […]

Representing Religion in the EU

Representing Religion in the European Union: Does God Matter? (Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics), Editor: Lucian N. Leustean The chapter by JESC member Frank Turneris ‘The Roman Catholic Church […]