Manfred Prisching, Professor of Sociology at the University of Graz, looks for ways out of Europe’s political, economic and social crisis.
On 24 October 2016, the European Commission held its annual dialogue seminar with the Christian churches, entitled “Migration: Mapping and addressing fear”. The Hungarian sociologist of religion, András Máté-Tóth of the University of Szeged, gave one of the two keynote speeches. We set out here an abridged, slightly redacted text of his address.
How can we develop the celebration of feasts and festivals to be more inclusive? A Christian orthodox talks about the initiative she has launched in her country, Finland.
Future for Religious Heritage (FRH) is a secular non-profit association. It is the only European network of charities and conservation departments of governmental, religious and university institutions, and other professionals who work to protect religious heritage buildings across Europe. Interview with Lilian Grootswagers, FRH Council Secretary.
Europe is still reeling from the terrorist attacks of recent months. Gerhard Beestermöller, Professor of Theological Ethics at the Luxembourg School of Religion and Society, looks for appropriate answers from a Christian point of view.
EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights devoted its latest Forum to the topics of inclusion, refugee protection and the digital age: COMECE took active part in the discussions.
In recent months the word ‘values’ has been all the rage in Europe’s political circles and media – but what exactly does it mean?
Church in Europe
The general principles described by Pope Francis to the end that “differences are harmonised within a shared pursuit” may serve to guide European decision-makers in their process of integration.
Herman Van Rompuy, President Emeritus of the European Council, reflected in a keynote speech in the Chapel of Europe in Brussels the 20th January 2016 on the values of the European Union.
The conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia has political, economic, cultural, and religious roots that reach back to the origins of Islam. Subsequent history has only embittered it and made matters worse.