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Christos Stylianides at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 30, 2014.

Catholic bishops’ commission laments EU religious freedom envoy vacancy

The special envoy has left months after taking up the role. Read more

The European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.

Abortion is not healthcare, bishops say ahead of European Parliament vote

A commission of European bishops criticized a report seeking the recognition of a “right to abortion.” Read more

The European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Nov. 25, 2014. Credit: Alan Holdren/CNA.

EU Catholic bishops criticize European Parliament resolution on Poland’s abortion law

Catholic bishops across Europe have criticized a European Parliament resolution on Poland’s abortion law.  Read more

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

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

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

Cardinal: Danish bill requiring translation of homilies threatens religious freedom

A cardinal said on Friday that a proposed law in Denmark requiring the translation of all homilies into Danish is... Read more

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, pictured Jan. 1, 2012.

Cardinal Parolin to EU bishops: Protect life from conception to natural death

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has encouraged bishops in Europe to evaluate legislative proposals in light of the... Read more

Pope Francis attends the general audience in the Paul VI Audience Hall Oct. 21, 2020.

Pope Francis urges Europe’s leaders to rediscover ‘path of fraternity’

Pope Francis warned Europe’s leaders Tuesday that the project of European unity is at risk unless they “rediscover the path... Read more