Christian leaders from five countries describe alcohol consumption in their society and how churches view it: “Moderate consumption is unproblematic for most evangelicals”.
The European Parliament building, with its circular auditorium for parliamentary gatherings, is built right over the Maalbeek-swamp. Recently the building was discovered to be sinking –about one centimetre each year.
Gen Zers believe more in heaven and hell, a survey shows.
A survey shows that while most Europeans do not believe in God, those born after 1997 in Sweden, Germany, France, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Hungary have more faith.
Only two weeks before the general elections, the Spanish government uses the European Union Presidency to promote gender self-identification across the continent.
Almost 3,000 people requested euthanasia in 2022. Most were over 70 and had terminal cancer, but 17% “were not expected to die in the foreseeable future”, says official report.
After 3 years of doubts, the European Commission finally elects a new Special Envoy for the Promotion of Freedom of Religion or Belief.
In this first edition after the Covid-19 pandemic, efforts were made to encourage young women.
Eastern countries have the highest rates in Europe. Pioneer plans to prevent suicide are started in countries like Spain, where the incidence has been growing among young women.
A report shows that there were 2,699 deaths from euthanasia in 2021, an increase of 10.39%. Most of them were performed at home to patients over 70.
A new law will allow those involved in the so-called sex industry to have employment rights. Advertising and inciting prostitution remains illegal.
A report compares suicide rates in countries where euthanasia is legal, with those where it is not. “Legalizing euthanasia will not help prevent suicide”, it says.
There are thousands of policy influencers in the Brussels Bubble. It could definitely do with some Biblical truth and wisdom. Thank God we are not alone in this, but it can still feel quite overwhelming at times.
Pastors of two churches affected by the floods in Belgium see the situation as “an opportunity to talk to neighbours, some of whom tell us quite shocking stories”.
Over 200 people has died in the floods that specially hit Germany and Belgium. Protestant leaders call to pray and expressed gratitude for those who are helping.
Janet Winston-Young and her husband survived the Brussels International Airport terrorist attack of 2016. She tells us her story of recovery and why she wrote a book about it. “I can say that God was with me in the hell of the bombing”.
Janet Winston is a survivor of the Brussels International Airport terrorist attack in 2016. In this interview, she shares about her journey of physical, emotional and spiritual recovery.
There have been over 700,000 deaths in Europe since the beginning of the pandemic. Strong measures against coronavirus remain in most of the countries.
Curfews, limited capacity for Christmas meetings or travel restrictions, are some of the measures adopted by the European governments for Christmas.
There are differences in the expected dates but evangelical organisations are already offering specific recommendations to churches.
Christians in various countries mention the loneliness in times of confinement and the needs of the elderly, as priorities to be addressed in the coming weeks of crisis.
Once again, the Flemish carnival included insulting depictions of Jews. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel and Members of the European Parliament have expressed deep concerns.
The case is closed, the debate continues.
If Tine Nys’s euthanasia was illegal, then the three doctors could face a sentence for murder. Belgium faces a deep debate about a law that allows euthanasia for mentally ill people – and children.
The ending of Asterix books reminds us the Story par excellence, the Bible - banquets point to our yearning for a happy ending.