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Hostility toward Christian values is growing in European institutions, Polish politician and philosopher says

Aug 5, 2022

By Solène Tadié

The European Commission’s 2022 Rule of Law report has once again singled out Poland and Hungary, accusing both countries of... Read more

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, head of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Report: EU commission proposes sanctions against Patriarch Kirill

May 4, 2022

By CNA Staff

A document described the Russian Orthodox leader as ‘one of the main supporters of the Russian military aggression against Ukraine.’ Read more

Pope Francis speaks during an in-flight press conference on the journey from Athens to Rome, Dec. 6, 2021.

Pope Francis: EU commission guide discouraging word ‘Christmas’ was an anachronism

Dec 6, 2021

By CNA Staff

He noted that a series of ideologies had attempted to pull up Europe’s Christian roots. Read more

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., pictured at the Vatican on Oct. 10, 2018.

EU Catholic bishops lament ‘anti-religious bias’ in guide discouraging word ‘Christmas’

Dec 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

Cardinal Hollerich said that Christmas was part ‘of European reality.’ Read more

The Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest.

Could Hungary find an unexpected ally in the Holy See?

Jul 10, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The country is under fire for a new law touching on homosexuality. Read more

Pope Francis receives European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen in a private audience, May 22, 2021.

Pope Francis meets European Commission president at the Vatican

May 22, 2021

Ursula von der Leyen discussed migration, climate change, and the Middle East during her Vatican visit. Read more