Tag: Brussels

A church occupied by migrants for almost two months in Belgium

The Belgian episcopate has just issued a press release calling for "dialogue and compassion."

Croatian MEP considers lack of access to abortion as "a form of violence"

Predrag Fred Matić describes the laws protecting life as a form of "human rights violations and gender-based violence".

The EU appoints special envoy for freedom of religion or belief

Persecution of religious minority groups worldwide is one of the leading drivers of humanitarian need.

A Belgian deconsecrated church to be transformed into a dance school

In one year, forty Catholic churches in Belgium were deconsecrated and turned into hotels, restaurants or cultural centres.

European Commission will "renew its efforts" for promoting religious freedom

The office of the Special Envoy for the Promotion of Religious Freedom and beliefs outside the European Union was created in 2016.

Belgium: a church will be transformed into a sports hall in Brussels

The local government explained that the city should "adapt to the evolution of the population".

French MEP denounces a "judgment of dubious value" regarding Poland and Hungary

MEP's from France, Italy, Spain and Hungary rebelled against the EPP by voting against the EP resolution on the rule of law.

Belgian Pride Parade draws more than 100 000 people to Brussels

Brussels is a city that always embraces its annual LGBTQ Pride celebrations.

Good news for Easter from the EU

Resolution passed for the Persecuted in China on Holy Thursday