- Jan 20, 2020
Catholic bishops from the European Union marked 30 years since the breaching of the Berlin Wall with tributes to those who worked for peaceful change, as well as warnings against resurgent “ideologies behind the building of walls.”
The chief rabbi of the main Orthodox rabbinical alliance in Europe says that a resurgence of anti-Semitism on the continent “poses an existential threat to the Jewish community.”
As a heat wave sets records in Europe, Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI left the Vatican on Thursday to enjoy the cool air of the papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo near Rome.
In many ways, the southern Italian city of Bari is already the flagship of Pope Francis’s ecumenical efforts, but in the future it might also become ground zero for a new face of Europe.
Too often when Catholics try to talk to young people about vocational discernment, “it’s as if we were speaking Esperanto to them, because they don’t understand a thing,” Pope Francis said.
A 17-year-old Dutch girl who was raped as a child let herself die of hunger and thirst on Wednesday, stirring the debate on euthanasia in Europe once again.