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European bishops mark 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

European bishops mark 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

| November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic bishops from the European Union marked 30 years since the breaching of the Berlin Wall with tributes to those who worked for peaceful change, as well as warnings against resurgent “ideologies behind the building of walls.”

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English bishop: Britain in ‘amazing political mess’ over Brexit

English bishop: Britain in ‘amazing political mess’ over Brexit

| Simon Caldwell | January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth voiced his opinion on Twitter Jan. 16, a day after the House of Commons overwhelming rejected the withdrawal agreement struck between Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union.

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New policies needed to protect workers, says EU bishops’ commission

New policies needed to protect workers, says EU bishops’ commission

| Anne Condodina | November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Politicians must act to assist workers as technology continues to transform jobs across Europe, said a committee of the European Union bishops’ commission.

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‘Brexit’ vote concerns European church leaders that unity may be fractured

‘Brexit’ vote concerns European church leaders that unity may be fractured

| Jonathan Luxmoore | June 24, 2016 | 2 Comments

European Catholic leaders expressed concern that the decision by United Kingdom voters to leave the European Union threatened unity across the continent, but they also cautioned the EU bloc to rethink its values and priorities.

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