European Court of Justice
When the public expression of religion entails serious risk to life, integrity or freedom of a person, the victim is entitled to obtain asylum in the EU, the ECJ Advocate General proposes.
On Wednesday 9 May, the EPP and ECR political Groups of the European Parliament co-organised together with COMECE a half-day Seminar on Christians in the Middle East and North Africa.
EU External Action Service
For Nigerian Christians, last Christmas and the days that followed have been a nightmare. Christian communities have become the sole target of Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamists group.
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”.
European External Action Service
Jana Hybášková is a Czech politician and diplomat, having served since 2011 as the Ambassador of the European Union in Iraq. From 2004 to 2009, she was a Member of the European Parliament for the European People's Party.
The Chairmanship of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the relevant Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) have organised an event in order to reflect on the phenomenon of hate incidents and crimes against Christians.
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
COMECE Bishops see in the Arab Spring a clear sign of hope
The COMECE Bishops dedicated their Spring Plenary Session to
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
Persecution of Christians finally given the attention it deserves
Religious freedom – a condition for peace
This year, Pope Benedict XVI devoted his Message for the World Day of Peace to the question of religious freedom.