Tuesday 21. May 2019

Israël-Palestine: the Challenge of Peace

European Union

The current impasse suggests that only with international engagement can a peace settlement be achieved.

Advance democratisation and peace in the southern Mediterranean


The Arab Spring was at the heart of this year’s annual summit meeting of European Faith leaders with the Presidents of the EU Institutions.

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


Frank Turner SJ

The EU in the face of Turmoil in North Africa

The wave of change in North Africa is exhilarating in its expression of the desire

External Policy


COMECE Bishops see in the Arab Spring a clear sign of hope

The COMECE Bishops dedicated their Spring Plenary Session to

External Policy


The Arab Spring: focus on North African countries

Fr. Christophe Roucou interviewed several bishops living in the North African countries

Fundamental rights

European Court of Human Rights

The final word on the Lautsi case: the European Court of Human Rights opts for reasonableness

The so-called ‘Lautsi case’ has been one


Piotr Mazurkiewicz

The Arab Spring

When the Arab Spring started, there seemed to be a striking similarity between the events in Tunis and Cairo and those in Central and Eastern

External Policy

European Union

The “Arab Spring”: what role can the European Union play?

Since the start of this year, a wave of unprecedented insurgency

Religious freedom

European Council

Persecution of Christians finally given the attention it deserves

External Policy

European Union

Rethinking the external action of the EU

The Commission has opened a wide process of public consultation that aims to redefine crucial elements


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