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 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.
MEPs adopt a resolution asking Indian government to take action in Manipur, where tribal and religious conflict already left 250 churches destroyed.
Migration, hospitality and human rights are all issues of biblical concern touching on loving our neighbours.
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.
The European Freedom Network (EFN) asks parliamentarians in Brussels to pass legislation that forces companies to identify and address human exploitation.
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.
A vice president of the European Parliament detained in Belgium for belonging to “criminal organisation”. Qatar allegedly bribed her and others to gain influence.
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.
A majority of parliamentarians in Strasbourg passes a non-binding resolution that “strongly” condemns the Supreme Court decision of the United States.
A report originally written to help the EU fight the persecution of faith minorities was watered down before its approval. The European Evangelical Alliance warns about the risks of minimising the importance of certain human rights.
The Winter Olympics begin this week amid complaints about the Chinese regime's “massive abuses” of minorities and the strict surveillance of its citizens.
Despite her past stand against abortion, Roberta Metsola told reporters after being elected that her position on abortion will be “that of the European Parliament”.
An Urgency Resolution was passed by the European chamber mentioning 9 people imprisoned since the peaceful protests in July. The EU could suspend its cooperation agreement with Cuba.
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.
The European Parliament discussed sexual and reproductive health and rights. An analysis by the European Evangelical Alliance representative in Brussels.
The document was published only two days after a similar blacklist in Argentina. Targeted groups include the European Christian Political Movement and ADF.
The European Evangelical Alliance had called to reject the report: “Abortion is about the life of the woman but also about the life of the unborn child. Both lives matter”.
The Matić report says “barriers in the access to abortion” lead to “inequalities in achieving women’s rights across the EU”. A final resolution is expected to be passed on 23 June.
The European Commission committed to mobilising at least €100 million to make tests more affordable, while EU countries will not impose additional travel restrictions.
Last July the EU announced the appointment but the position is still vacant. “Promoting freedom of religion is essential to address global challenges”, 49 MEPs say in a letter to the EU.
Italy and Spain will be the main recipients of the grants. The biggest joint borrowing ever agreed by the EU came after almost five days of tense talks.
The country enters into a transition period of 11 months to negotiate free movement of people and other key issues. Christians are called to “model healing”, says the Evangelical Alliance.
The EU adopted a resolution which calls “for an end to violations against the freedom of Christians and other religious minorities to worship”