Bishops call on European citizens to wake up, rejoice

OXFORD, United Kingdom — Europe’s Catholic bishops urged their citizens to “wake up” and find new hope by rediscovering the continent’s Christian roots. In a meeting in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, church leaders from 45 European countries met in the run-up to Britain’s Oct. 31 projected departure from the European Union and the Nov. 1 […]

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Irish bishops say Brexit means EU elections have ‘far-reaching implications’

LEICESTER, United Kingdom – Ireland’s bishops have warned that this week’s European elections have “rarely been more important,” due to the “potentially profound and far-reaching implications” of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. Ireland’s bishops conference covers the entire island, which includes the Republic of Ireland in the south and Northern Ireland, a part […]

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