Hungary passes bill targeting Soros university

AFP Budapest (AFP) – Hungarian lawmakers on Tuesday approved legislation that could force the closure of a prestigious Budapest university founded by US billionaire investor George Soros, sparking fresh protests. The English-language Central European University (CEU), set up in 1991 after the fall of communism, has long been seen as […]

Germany approves bill curbing online hate crime, fake news

AP Germany‘s Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new bill that punishes social networking sites if they fail to swiftly remove illegal content such as hate speech or defamatory fake news. Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s Cabinet agreed on rules that would impose fines of up to 50 million euros (53.4 million dollars) […]

‘Inclusion, Not Individualism’: Pope’s Recipe for “Integral Development”

Zenit “Only the path of integration between peoples guarantees a future of peace and hope to humanity.” Pope Francis drew a line of continuity with his Predecessor Paul VI who, 50 years ago, wrote the encyclical Populorum Progression, in which the meaning was specified of “integral development,” stressed Francis. It […]

Pope with British Imams: the most important thing is the capacity to listen

Rome Reports As an outward sign of inter-religious dialogue with the Muslim world, Pope Francis held a private audience with Card. Vincent Nichols and four Imams from England. First, Card. Nichols greeted the pope, thanking him for receiving the audience and for supporting the UK especially after the attack on Westminster […]