Sunday 5. December 2021

“Christians for the construction of Europe”

Colloquium of European Parishes

An unambiguous theme for the 27th Colloquium of European Parishes (CEP), held in Mellieha (Malta) from 7 to 12 July 2013.

Migration as a Civilisational Challenge

European Union

In April, Julio Martinez SJ, Rector of the Pontifical University of Comillas in Madrid was awarded the "Economy and Society" prize of the prestigious Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation. Europe Infos interviewed him.

“Reconciliation is not an empty word a real way forward”

The Church in Europe

It was with these words that French and German bishops hailed the 50th anniversary of Franco-German reconciliation in a joint declaration published on 18 January 2013.

The future of Christians in the Middle East

Piotr Mazurkiewicz

On 18 and 19 November 2011, a group of MEPs from different European Parliament party groups organised the first top-level parliamentary conference on the theme “The future of Christians in the Middle East”.

Proven rules for a hope-filled future

Church in Europe

Martin Rupprecht is a parish priest in Vienna and the director of the Centre for Christian-Islamic Encounter in the Archdiocese of Vienna. Based on his experience, he has drawn up some basic principles.

Islam in Europe and Islamophobia

Church in Europe

The meeting of the Council of the European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) for relations with Muslims in Europe was held in Turin on 31 May to 2 June this year and involved some thirty participants coming from around twenty European countries as well as Tunisia and Turkey.

The new partnership with the Arab world

European Union

The Joint Communication issued by the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on 8 March 2011, while offering short and long term policies for the attainment of

The religious dimension of intercultural dialogue

Council of Europe

In its recently approved Recommendation, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) calls for a new type of “partnership for democracy and human rights”


Member States

The Political Critique of ‘Multiculturalism’

‘Multiculturalism’ is a vague term and an easy target - but what is being commended as the remedy?


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