If Europe wants to survive, it must find a future. And that future lays in the Christian religion that has created its cultural heritage that still unites the continent, says David Millard.
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The World Evangelical Alliance actively contributes to the work of the United Nations. Recently, it submitted a "declaration of peace" for the UN's new peace agenda.
On Wednesday, a divided United Nations Human Rights Council condemned the recent Quran burnings in Sweden. Analysts say this is a defeat for Western countries, which stand up for freedom of expression.
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) calls upon the special UN rapporteur for human trafficking to provide more protection for people affected by the Russo-Ukrainian war.
The French Evangelicals ask the United Nations to help the French state speak respectfully about beliefs and stop “fuelling anti-religious sentiment, prejudice or stigmatisation of believers.”
This week, it is twenty years after the invasion of Iraq. The ground for the war was that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. But that is still the big mystery: did he have those weapons? And why were they never found?
“We cannot effectively support women until we consider that most of them are mothers or will be mothers at some point.” That was the main point Hungarian President Katalin Novák made in her speech to the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
Sweden does not provide adequate care for children of detainees, says the United Nations. About 79 per cent of the municipalities fail to meet the rights of these children established in the Convention of the Rights of the Child.
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church, belonging to the Moscow Patriarchate, appealed to the United Nations to protect religious freedom. Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, the denomination has suffered restrictions from the government and social pressure from the Ukrainian population.
The General Assembly of the United Nations voted for a motion that called for the nuclear disarmament of the state of Israel on Friday. Ukraine was one of the countries that supported the proposal. However, its Chief Rabbi, Moshe Reuven Azman, calls this move a stab in the back of Israel.