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Bishops of Africa, Europe voice hope for upcoming summit on youth

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Nov 16, 2017 / 12:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In preparation for the fifth summit of the African Union and the European Union, the Catholic bishops’ conferences of both continents issued a joint statement of support. “The Commission of Bishops’ Conferences in the European Union […]

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Benedict XVI and Christian Europe, as seen by a Japanese scholar

Vatican City, Aug 14, 2015 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Benedict XVI’s role in Europe is the focus of a Japanese scholar who says the Pope emeritus’ recent decades show his engagement in a dialogue that promotes both Catholic identity and what he saw as the best […]

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More Jews are leaving Europe and it’s worse than you might think

Washington D.C., Mar 25, 2015 / 04:13 am (CNA).- It may not be 1941, but Hitler’s dream of a “Jew-free Europe” is taking shape, and it’s time for the world to take notice, say human rights advocates. A “virulent, open, and increasingly violent anti-Semitism” is rearing its […]

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Rise of racism, exclusion in Europe prompts call for action

Rome, Italy, Feb 20, 2015 / 12:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Church representatives across Europe cautioned Wednesday against a rise in xenophobic attitudes toward minorities and urged political leaders to stop pinning blame, and start promoting human values. “Simple slogans and cheap propaganda at the expense of immigrants […]

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Be brothers and sisters for peace, Pope tells Europe

Strasbourg, France, Nov 25, 2014 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis said Tuesday that brotherhood and a spirit of mutual service are needed to overcome conflict, telling the Council of Europe that both the continent and Christianity have special roles to play in this work. “The […]

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The challenge of human rights recognition in Europe

Strasbourg, France, Nov 25, 2014 / 03:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While Pope Francis was applauded at the European Parliament on Tuesday at his mention of children “killed even before being born” as among the victims of a “throwaway” culture, the European Court for Human Rights has said […]

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Human dignity at risk in Europe, advocates warn before Pope’s speech

Strasbourg, France, Nov 24, 2014 / 11:27 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Ahead of Pope Francis’ Nov. 25 address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, pro-life leaders are emphasizing the danger of a mentality that fails to respect life across the continent. Carine Brochier is the coordinator for […]

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Pope tells ‘haggard’ Europe that human dignity is key to renewal

Vatican City, Nov 25, 2014 / 05:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ address to the European Parliament touched on a variety of issues, all of which, he said, ought to promote the “centrality” of the human person so that a true cultural renewal can be attained. “Today […]

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Will Pope Francis’ words foster a new pact for Europe?

Brussels, Belgium, Nov 24, 2014 / 05:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With elections for European Parliament having taken place in May, an auxiliary bishop of Brussels hopes that Pope Francis' Nov. 25 visit to the body will impact the new members of parliament. Pope Francis will travel to […]

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A quiet threat: Religious freedom dwindling in Europe, US

Vatican City, Nov 4, 2014 / 04:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Religious freedom is at risk in Europe and has been increasingly suppressed in the United States over the course of the past year, according to a new report. The findings were made in the 12th edition of […]

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