Tag: Brussels

Over 50 churches have been vandalised in Brussels between 2019 and 2022

Churches in Brussels are 53 times more likely to be the target of vandals than mosques.

The European Parliament adops a report criticising religion

This report supposedly on religious persecution is actually hostile towards religion itself.

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.