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”.
Europe Infos comes late to the tenth anniversary commemoration of the terrible attack on the USA. The events of that day have shaped not only the USA’s but also Europe’s subsequent relationship with the wider world.
Normally August is the ‘silly season’ for Europe. People disappear on holiday, postponing all important matters until September, while beaches and museums fill up with tourists. Daily life becomes so boring that journalists have a tough time finding anything worth writing up for their news pages that are normally crammed with current events.
It has been a long wait for the first of the Fathers of Europe to be consecrated. A lot of people thought this would be Robert Schuman, but God decided that John-Paul II would go to the head of the queue.