Tuesday 25. January 2022
#213 - March 2018
Cardinal Marx

Ecclesia in Europe

At the end of his term as President of COMECE, Cardinal Reinhard Marx looks back on his experiences and puts forward guidelines for cooperation within the Church in Europe – the joint testimony of the Church to the power of the Gospel for the benefit of the people of Europe.

European Union

The next financial crisis: a veil of mist and a crystal ball

Ten years after the first shocks that struck to the heart of global finance in the summer of 2007, and only a few days after the fall of the stock markets in February 2018, circumspection is called for before referring to “the next financial crisis”.

European Parliament

"Africa needs a boost of democracy and good governance"

Cécile Kyenge was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and is an MEP for the Italian Partito Democratico. She replies to questions from Johanna Touzel about the progress made at the recent EU-AU (African Union) Summit.

European Commission

The European strategy for plastic in a circular economy

In 2015, the European Commission published an action plan on the circular economy entitled “The missing link”. The package of initiatives presented proposed to "close the circle" of the lifecycle of products by increasing recycling and reuse.

Church in Europe

Pope Francis and forced migration

Pope Francis blesses a baby during the foot-washing ritual at the Castelnuovo di Porto refugees center near Rome, Italy, March 24, 2016. Pope Francis on Thursday washed and kissed the feet of refugees, including three Muslim men, and condemned arms m

Pope Francis’ pontificate is coinciding with the rise of numbers of forced migrants to historically unprecedented post-war levels both in Europe but also around the globe.

European Union

The Congress of the Hague should inspire a citizens' Europe

One year ahead of the next European elections, the debate over citizens’ participation heats up: How to bring the institutions closer to the citizens?


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