Friday 20. July 2018
#217 - July-August 2018
Cardinal Schönborn

Austria and the European Union

Vorstellung des nachsynodalen Schreibens von Papst Franziskus über Ehe und Familie 'Amoris Laetitia', 'Freude der Liebe', am 8. April 2016 im Vatikan. Bild: Wiener Kardinal Christoph Schönborn.

With Austria set to take over the EU Presidency, the Austrian Bishops, chaired by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, have set out their thoughts on the challenges relating to the European Union that Austria will face during the next six months, in a Closing Statement to their Plenary Assembly on 13 June 2018.

European Commission

"The EU will not relent in its effort to implement the Paris Agreement"

Interview with Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Climate Action, a few months ahead of the COP24 meeting in Katowice.

European Council

Why reform the eurozone?

At the Euro Summit on 29 June 2018, the EU leaders adopted a number of initial decisions on reforming the Economic and Monetary Union. Sylvie Goulard, deputy governor of the Banque de France, explains the main issues arising from this reform.

Church in Europe

Catholics engaging in politics

Italian Catholics were recently invited by Pope Francis to be more engaged in politics. Matteo Truffelli, President of the Azione Cattolica Italiana Movement, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary, shares his thoughts on the need to engage in the common good in Europe.

Church in Europe

Johann Sebastian Bach – a European composer

Music is a particular jewel in the crown of European culture. In this series of articles on the European Year of Cultural Heritage, music scholar and theologian Meinrad Walter looks at Johann Sebastian Bach as a European composer.

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