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Catholic leaders urge EU to be guided by solidarity in vaccine distribution

Feb 23, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Catholic leaders in Europe have urged the European Union to be guided by solidarity, fraternity, and social justice as it... Read more

Pope Francis: Global pandemic shows urgent need to build ‘culture of encounter’

Feb 12, 2021

Pope Francis on Friday told academics and diplomats that the coronavirus crisis showed the “urgent need” to build a “culture... Read more

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, Archbishop of Luxembourg, at the Vatican, Oct. 5, 2019.

Cardinal says EU leaders have ‘chosen solidarity’ as they back coronavirus recovery fund

Jul 22, 2020

A cardinal praised European Union leaders Tuesday for showing solidarity with poorer member states after they reached agreement on a... Read more

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Catholic bishops urge renewed solidarity within EU for pandemic recovery

Jul 10, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The European Catholic bishops’ commission urged the European Union this week to commit to deepening solidarity in its pandemic recovery... Read more

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The European Union and religious liberty: progress or indifference?

Jun 27, 2019

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Despite European Union guidelines and the work of a special envoy for religious freedom and belief, the state of religious... Read more

Pope Francis addresses heads of state and heads of government of European Union countries in Vatican City, March 24, 2017.

How do we solve crises? Put the person first, Pope Francis tells EU

Mar 24, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Being disconnected from the values of the past – which upheld the human person and the family – has placed... Read more

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For EU's religious freedom envoy, Middle East is key arena

Oct 26, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The genocide of Yazidis and Christians in the Middle East and the refugee crisis should be a priority for Europe,... Read more

European Commission rejects pro-life citizens’ initiative

May 28, 2014

The European Commission has rejected the pro-life citizens’ initiative “One of Us,” which sought to ban E.U. funding for research... Read more