2013 is the “European Year of Citizens”. This year was nominated to raise public awareness about the rights and obligations of Union citizenship. But how can and should EU citizens understand and maintain their rights and obligations?
Fr Patrick Daly
“History”, in the view of Henry Ford whose invention of the Model T was itself to change the course of history, is ‘bunk.’
European Court of Human Rights
Rather than seeing these cases principally as attacks upon religious expression in the workplace, it may be more useful to view them as inevitable elements of our public conversation.
“We are stuck on an ice floe as if frozen, not knowing what action to take as we drift along downriver.”
Fear not only resonates with the siren songs of the populists but also masks the possible consequences of populism and nationalism, whose solutions to the crisis seem to be rooted more in confrontation than in collaboration.
Church in Europe
Today there is a wide network of towns and regions working together to promote a united Europe. In this context it would be only right to make reference to one of the oldest twinning arrangements in Europe, that of Le Mans with Paderborn, which has lasted almost twelve centuries!
The Political Critique of ‘Multiculturalism’
‘Multiculturalism’ is a vague term and an easy target - but what is being commended as the remedy?
Frank Turner SJ
Seeing ourselves as others see us
‘If you want to know why Europeans belong in a single community, visit any one of Britain's great medieval
The rise of populist movements in Europe: A general trend with different root causes
The COMECE bishops, worried by this phenomenon that they have