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  • Blessed are the peacemakers: Praying for France

    Blessed are the peacemakers: Praying for France0

    • NEWS
    • November 4, 2020

    The murder of Samuel Paty was shocking. This teacher wanted his class to think about free speech and offence by inviting his pupils to consider the Charlie Hebdo cartoons ridiculing Islam. But false rumours of a mocking tone in the classroom led to more rumours and the eventual Islamist terrorist attack upon him.

  • The EEA Brussels office in Corona times

    The EEA Brussels office in Corona times0

    Our social-political work in Brussels is a lot about building and maintaining relationships. Covid-19 is seriously limiting the ability to do so. So, how is the Brussels office dealing with the current situation?
    Building and maintaining relationships with parliamentarians and their staff, with policy makers, and with the many non-governmental organisations working in Brussels, is crucial for the work of the EEA office in the European Union’s capital.

  • Christian politics  of little steps and coffee

    Christian politics of little steps and coffee0

    We are talking with Auke Minnema, general director of the European Christian Political Movement (ECPM). The ECPM is a political party that wants to unite all Christian politicians in Europe. Auke is married with one daughter and lives in Antwerp, Belgium.

  • Short Memories

    Short Memories0

    Discussing Covid-19 matters with a friend he said: “We are learning a lot through Covid-19. A lot which has been forgotten from the recent history. People in the more affluent parts of the world have forgotten how vulnerable they are, and that death is part of life.”