Dutch Christian MEP, Bert-Jan Ruissen has organised the exposition. “The EU has a moral duty to credibly protect freedom of religion”, he said in the opening.
The European Commission now must decide whether it implements legislation. Evangelical associations are positive about the move.
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.
The Committee for Women’s Rights & Gender Equality of the European Parliament has passed a report on prostitution that could shape the future policies all across Europe.
The EU law passed in Brussels could “transform the lives of millions of exploited workers”, says the European Freedom Network.
Speakers agreed that instead of regulating the practice of surrogacy in the European Union, efforts should be made to highlight that surrogacy means, in essence, the commodification of children.
Swedish author Elisabeth Olson thanked those “who worked hard against the EU’s strict rules on what can be shown”. One picture appears to show Jesus surrounded by disciples wearing sadomasochistic costumes.
NATO’s Deputy Secretary General, the Romanian Mircea Geoană, spoke about the central role of prayer in his life and in dealing with the war that is currently going on in Europe.
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.
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.
The Spanish Evangelical Alliance writes to the Finnish ambassador, saying the court process against Päivi Räsänen is “a worrying step back that goes in the opposite direction of the Europe we all want to build together”.
The European Evangelical Alliance praises the work of Jan Figel’, who finished his mandate in 2019. “It is important that the EU leads by example and shows that FoRB is a precious human right for all people”.
Members of Evangelical Alliances shared stories about how “local traction” can help evangelicals to have a “voice in Europe”. The Marriage Week project received the 2020 Hope for Europe award.
Representatives of Christian police associations share a project to prevent cases of suicide in the security forces with Polish and Spanish Members of the European Parliament.
Now the British and European Parliaments will have to back the document.
The Christian Democrat has lead three German government ministries: Family, Health and Defense. Of a Protestant family, she was born in Belgium and has 7 children.
Highest turnout in 20 years. Despite victories in France and Italy, nationalist populists will only be the fifth force in Brussels. Liberal Democrats and Greens are seen as winners of the night.
Let's pray for the next 5 years of the European Union to be a period where wise and just decisions are made to face the economic, technological, environmental, social and security challenges.
A well-functioning Parliament is an important guarantor of a well-functioning European Union that knows its role and place.
The electoral campaign starts in 27 countries. “This is our opportunity to influence, through our prayers, questions and vote. Let’s not miss this chance”, says the European Evangelical Alliance.
“Change the system, not the climate”, say 35,000 in Brussels. Christian experts welcome initiatives to change consumption habits.
A summary of the thanksgiving service of the European Evangelical Alliance at the Chapel of Europe in Brussels.
EEA Hope for Europe Prayer Network writes a prayer for 2019.
The celebrations in Brussels included a roundtable on integration of Muslims in Europe and finished with a thanksgiving service at the Chapel of Europe.