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Halos Banned from Euro Coin

Depicting St Cyril and St Methodius: The Commission of the European Union has demanded that Slovenia remove the halos from its new Euro coin commemorating the 1,150th anniversary of the arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Moravia. A spokeswoman … Continue reading

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Athens Is Only EU Capital Without a Mosque

And the BBC is not impressed: Stressing that Athens is the only EU (European Union) capital without a mosque, the BBC has revealed that some 300,000 Muslims living in the Greek capital are sandwiched in basements to pray, the To … Continue reading

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Out: Christmas Tree; In: The Electronic Winter Tree

Lest an offence is caused. Christmas cancelled in Brussels. Here’s a little something from Friends of Hungary. THE END OF CHRISTIANITY IN BRUSSELS – NO CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR According to Brussels city government’s representative Bianca Debaets Brussels will not place a … Continue reading

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Catholic Church in France May Become Mosque

Unacceptable: A church in the central French town of Vierzon may be converted to a mosque, as Muslims across Europe are converting empty churches to fit their faith – but some locals are worried about the threat of radicalism Vierzon … Continue reading

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Children are Being Abandoned on Greece’s Streets

Children ‘dumped in streets by Greek parents who can’t afford to look after them any more’ Shocking! Children are being abandoned on Greece’s streets by their poverty-stricken families who cannot afford to look after them any more. Youngsters are being … Continue reading

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Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks: Has Europe Lost its Soul?

Every so often a sermon or lecture is delivered which merits being published in its entirety. In truth, the Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks delivers them all too frequently, but the pithy brevity of the blog is hardly the optimum medium … Continue reading

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If Christianity Goes, So Does Europe

Writes Rev Dr Peter Mullen in The Telegraph: … Europe is now officially secular. Pope Benedict XVI identified our real crisis with terrifying clarity: “The EU is godless. But then it is unthinkable that the EU could build a common European … Continue reading

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An Idiot’s Guide to the Greek Debt Crisis

ABC News has it (for people like me) : The European Union is an economic and political institution forged over decades, sealed with a treaty in 1993  but only, truly made real in 2002, when most of the current member states … Continue reading

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Protestant vs Catholic: Which Countries are More Successful?

Could religion be playing a part in the relative success of Europe’s economies? One academic thinks so. In Guardian (UK): If maps were shaded like balance sheets, the bottom part of mainland Europe would be deepest red. Italy, Spain and … Continue reading

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