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 for the Bank of Slovenia explained their decision to comply with the European Comissions demands:…

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 Vima (Greek) website reports today (December 28, 2012). “The absence of a mosque here (Athens)…

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 Christmas tree on its historical Grand Place square, because the tree, as a symbol of…

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 has six churches, and in order to balance the books, the diocese is selling one…

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 dumped by their parents who are struggling to make ends meet in what is fast…

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 for dissemination. This one, on the question of ‘Has Europe Lost its Soul?’ was delivered…