Monday 27. April 2015
#181- April 2015


Patrick H. Daly

Climate Change Conundrum: Lifestyle Options are Key

unknownLike Nero, fiddling while Rome burned, most politicians pressed the continue-as-before button.

European Parliament

Decent Work – The Path to Dignity for all

unknownA few months ahead of the expected adoption of the post-2015 Agenda for Sustainable Development at UN level, the importance of decent work for sustainable development was highlighted at a high-level debate at the European Parliament.

European Commission

Adaptation or the needed resilience

unknownThe impact of climate change will become more intense and its effects will be irreversible. We will have to adapt to new physical and climatic conditions.

European Union

Why are young Muslims leaving Europe to go to war?

unknownEuropean converts and children born here to Muslim immigrants consciously seek to set themselves apart from mainstream society. Islam is “cool”.

European Parliament

Surrogacy: light at the end of the tunnel?

unknownA broad consensus can be reached to start curbing practices that contravene human dignity.

European Parliament

MEPs: Religion remains significant – but in a different way…

unknownIn the list of parliamentary intergroups published in December 2014, there is an intergroup for freedom of religion and belief. It has now commenced its work, with clear priorities.

European Commission

No to a “nationalism of exclusion”

unknownGrowing racism and xenophobia in Europe are the theme of this year´s Concerted Action of Justice and Peace Europe.

European Union

Europe’s crisis and Catholic social teaching

unknownWhat can Catholic social teaching contribute towards understanding and overcoming the deep-seated crisis of the European Union?


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