Poland’s parliament on knife-edge as opposition takes upper house

By |oktober 15th, 2019|Article 7, Catholic church, Civic Coalition, News, PiS, Polish election, rule of law|

Poland's nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party appears to have narrowly won a second term in power, final results from the parliamentary election on Sunday (13 October) showed, but its drive to push through its agenda may be hampered by its loss of t...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland’s parliament on knife-edge as opposition takes upper house

Tens of thousands march for ban on abortions in Slovakia

By |september 23rd, 2019|Anti-Abortion, Catholic church, homophobia, News, Slovakia, SMER-SD|

Tens of thousands marched in Slovakia's capital on Sunday (22 September) calling for a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Catholic central European country.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tens of thousands march for ban on abortions in Slovakia

EU says ‘doubts remain’ over DR Congo election result

By |januar 21st, 2019|African Union, Catholic church, Democratic Republic of Congo, elections, News|

The EU said Sunday (20 January)  that "doubts remain" over the result of the DR Congo's disputed election, after the country's highest court declared Felix Tshisekedi president, outraging opponents.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU says ‘doubts remain’ over DR Congo election result

Church leader: John Paul II left a legacy in Kazakhstan

By |oktober 15th, 2018|Catholic church, Kazakhstan, News, religious dialogue, religious tolerance, United Nations|

Religious dialogue in the service of peace is a brainchild of the President of Kazakhstan, inspired by the visit of Pope John Paul II to Kazakhstan in September 2001, a Catholic priest who helped organize the visit told EURACTIV.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Church leader: John Paul II left a legacy in Kazakhstan

Catholic Church tells CSU to show Christian values in immigration policy

By |julij 19th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Catholic church, Christian values, CSU, Germany, Horst Seehofer, News, refugee crisis|

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies, who are pressing her to toughen up immigration policy, should remember their Christian roots and show a sense of responsibility towards the poor and weak, the head of the Catholic Church in Germany said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Catholic Church tells CSU to show Christian values in immigration policy

Pope and Macron hold ‘intense’ meeting at Vatican

By |junij 27th, 2018|Catholic church, Emmanuel Macron, EU summit, François Hollande, Francois Mitterand, Giuseppe Conte, News, Pope Francis, secularism, Vatican|

French President Emmanuel Macron held an "intense" meeting with Pope Francis during his first official visit to the Vatican yesterday (26 June), discussing global issues including the fate of migrants coming to Europe.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Pope and Macron hold ‘intense’ meeting at Vatican

After Bulgaria, Slovakia too fails to ratify the Istanbul Convention

By |februar 23rd, 2018|Bulgaria, Catholic church, Central Europe, conservative values, domestic violence, EPP, family values, gay marriage, Gender, Istanbul Convention, News, Orthodox Church, Slovakia, social democrats|

A wave of opposition in Central Europe to so-called “gender ideology” has led Bulgaria on 15 February, and then Slovakia yesterday (22 February) to oppose ratifying the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za After Bulgaria, Slovakia too fails to ratify the Istanbul Convention