Tuesday 25. January 2022
#218 - September 2018
Mgr Gintaras Grušas

100th Year of Independence: The cost of freedom for the Baltic countries

In 2018 three Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) commemorate the centenary of the restoration of their independence. The Archbishop of Vilnius, Mgr Gintaras Grušas shares his reflection on the deeper meaning of this independence.

European Parliament

Controversy surrounding the House of European History

The House of European History was opened in May 2017 in Leopold Park in Brussels, not far from the EU institutions. It was almost immediately beset by a serious controversy concerning its concept and content policies.

European Commission

Towards a new demographic spring

“The Demographic Winter is a silent emergency which concerns all European countries.” This is the opening of the Resolution for a Demographic Spring adopted by the Board of the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) at its meeting in Vienna on 12 April 2018.

European Commission

Internet Governance: how to put the person at the centre ?

The internet is driving changes around the world, improving communications between people and driving the digital economy. Cristina Monti (DG Connect) explains how the EU Commisison intends to shape the evolution and use of the internet.

European Union

The dream of a European Campus

Building Europe through education was among the main proposals the French president Emmanuel Macron put forward in one of the most pro-European speeches by an EU leader that can be remembered since years.

European Union

Citizens’ control of finance

Ten years after the financial crisis of 2008, and ten months before the European elections, the Secours Catholique-Caritas France organisation has published its report “Finance to Citizens”, in which it proposes an ambitious array of reforms designed to ensure that finance serves the public interest.


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