EU Bishops’ president says Europe “called to build a future for the whole world”, deplores migrant pushbacks on Greece’s external borders: “Surely policies must change”
The Archbishop of Luxembourg and president of the EU Bishops warns nationalistic responses to COVID have “the explosive power to smash the EU”
“It is clear” that current opportunities for women in the Church are “not enough”, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has lamented.
Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has said that the COVID-19 pandemic is the right time to settle the debt Europe has accrued with Africa after having exploited its resources.
Cardinal Hollerich has hit out at a “new selfishness” in Europe, saying that “we cannot be Christians without having in our hearts the people who need help”.
The COVID-19 crisis “is nothing compared to the difficulties that will be caused by climate change”, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has warned.
The cardinal of Luxembourg has expressed his “disappointment and anger” over the government’s refusal to negotiate the return of public Masses after COVID-19.
On the occasion of Europe Day this May 9, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has exhorted the continent to “solidarity and charity” to beat the “virus of nationalism and egoism”.
“Women have to share power in the Church”, Luxembourger cardinal and President of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) Jean-Claude Hollerich has insisted.
With respect to the discord taking hold in the EU over the coronavirus, “the politicians are falling short”, the President of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, has denounced.
In Europe “we give money to Turkey so refugees don’t annoy us”, a cardinal has denounced.
A cardinal has warned against an unthinking “belief in miracles” against coronavirus.
Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, Archbishop of Luxembourg and President of the Commission of the Episcopal Conferences of Europe, has a concern that comes from the heart.
Lent is starting today. This is a special time of the year when we are invited to pray, reflect and feel closer to one another.
A COMECE delegation met with judges of the Court of Justice of the EU to discuss Church-State relations and the increasing impact of the Court’s jurisprudence.
On the situation of migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean, we in Europe “must be fiercely ashamed that we have not done anything to help”, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has denounced.
Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has denounced the political inaction on the Mediterranean refugee crisis that he said is due to “fear of right-wing parties”.
Luxembourg cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has urged the local Church “to become a laboratory of the future” that answers society’s questions “with the eternally young message of the Gospel”.
Critics of Pope Francis tend to think in “closed systems”, Luxembourg Cardinal-elect Jean-Claude Hollerich has denounced.
New Luxembourg cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich is warning of the prospect of “terrible disaster” if the world and the Church don’t commit to a “radical” ecological conversion.
“Why not?”, the new cardinal from Luxembourg, Jean-Claude Hollerich, has said with regard to married priests in the Catholic Church.
Two of Europe’s most important churchmen have come out strongly in favour of the “Fridays for Future” movement for the climate.