- Dec 10, 2019
An initiative by Pope Francis this week on the Greek island of Lesbos, which he visited three years ago, might just be how a post-political papacy rolls.
As the European Union prepares for its first elections since the United Kingdom voted to leave the economic bloc in 2016, one of the EU’s top prelates has warned the rise of populism may lead to a destabilization of democracy and a weakening of the European Union.
Aside from humanitarian assistance for Syrian refugees and concrete efforts to help them return to their homeland, the international community should work toward eradicating the roots of wars and violence, an archbishop from Lebanon told members of a political party holding the largest number of seats in the European Parliament.
Hungarians want strong new leaders for Europe and a “fresh start” to halt the continent’s decline amid Muslim immigration, Hungary’s populist prime minister said Friday as he looked ahead to May’s European Parliament elections.
Catholic justice and peace commissions have called for greater attention to social justice across the European Union, urging political leaders to take steps to curb food waste, arms exports and multinational abuses.
The European Christian Political Movement was founded in 2005. The aim of the network is to promote the shared Christian values within the EU and to unite Christians in Europe.