The internet is driving changes around the world, improving communications between people and driving the digital economy. Cristina Monti (DG Connect) explains how the EU Commisison intends to shape the evolution and use of the internet.
Ten years after the financial crisis of 2008, and ten months before the European elections, the Secours Catholique-Caritas France organisation has published its report “Finance to Citizens”, in which it proposes an ambitious array of reforms designed to ensure that finance serves the public interest.
Church in Europe
Italian Catholics were recently invited by Pope Francis to be more engaged in politics. Matteo Truffelli, President of the Azione Cattolica Italiana Movement, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary, shares his thoughts on the need to engage in the common good in Europe.
Church in Europe
European Christian associations, coming together under the banner of IXE (The Initiative of Christians for Europe) are seeking to promote the reformulation of a vision for Europe. Philippe Segretain, who led the 2017 Session of the Semaines Sociales de France, sets out his thoughts.
European Economic and Social Committee
An interview with Luca Jahier, who was elected President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 17 April.
What is the European Union doing to counter illegal content online while ensuring respect of fundamental rights of citizens? “Welcome to complexity” says Mari Sol Pérez Guevara - Policy officer in DG CONNECT at the European Commission, in an interview with Europe-infos.
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Europe has been used to decades of stable governments in Germany. This changed, however, with the Federal elections on 24 September 2017.
Mgr Jean-Claude Hollerich, Archbishop of Luxembourg, is the new President of COMECE. In this interview, he shares his vision of a Europe that listens to its citizens. He appeals to a dynamic collective intelligence with which to meet the challenges that Europeans face.
The lives of many young Europeans are characterised by uncertainty. Sarah Prenger, President of the International Young Christian Workers movement, points out the personal and social consequences.
-> JESC Training offer
In the recent Rome Dialogue “(Re)thinking Europe” there was a repeated call to form future European leaders in the spirit of Christian social teaching. The Jesuit European Social Centre offers a new training opportunity as from January 2019.