To avoid disintegration, the EU must recognize that the refugee crisis has dramatically changed the nature of democratic politics argues Ivan Krastev in the following adapted text taken his book After Europe.
Yasemin El-Menouar of the Bertelsmann Foundation examines the topic of religion across Europe.
Could the Azerbaijani model of multiculturalism - consisting of strong state policies which intend to engage civil society - teach Europe about ways to protect minorities without compromising the values of the majority of the population?
What are the pressing concerns of UK Catholic bishops in relation to current questions regarding Europe? Henry Longbottom SJ met with three bishops to find out.
Ahead of November’s EU-Africa Summit, a Zambian Jesuit economist surveys problems with existing EU-Africa trade relations.
EU Member States
Welcoming migrants is only a first step; offering spaces and activities that support integration and interreligious dialogue is the next one. Elena Dini shares a concrete experience of dialogue in Rome.
Fridolin Pflüger SJ, Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Germany, is deeply concerned about the latest developments in European refugee policy.
The adoption of the New York Declaration on the Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants by the United Nations has launched a new process to negotiate two compacts by 2018.
European External Action Service
The blueprint for a patchwork of trade agreements between the EU and African nations has not been achieved. This is because existing and proposed arrangements are based on an economic paradigm that fails to deliver authentically sustainable development, argues Henry Longbottom SJ.
Brexit is and will remain an important event in European history, but there are still many unresolved issues and questions that need an answer. Mgr. Patrick H. Daly, COMECE Former General Secretary, makes the point of the situation.
It is Pope Francis, a non-European, who bluntly states that there is a clear European identity. This is an affirmation that will surprise more than one European! At a time when Europe is looking for a new lease of life, it may be worthwhile to be inspired by what an outsider detects in our own history.