“The persistent discrimination, persecution or even mass killings of religious and ethnic minorities makes protecting and promoting this freedom inside and outside the EU all the more essential,” said EPP Group chair Manfred Weber and vice-chair Jan Olbrycht.
Given the “potentially profound and far-reaching implications” of Brexit for all citizens across the island of Ireland, participating in the European elections in an informed and conscientious way “has rarely been more important”.
Catholic Church and Trade Unions demonstrate how social, religious and civic engagement is declining in the EU due to the lack of “common free time and free Sundays”.
Bishop of Down and Connor speaks in support of EU describing it as "a highly calibrated political architecture, unique on the face of the earth and in human history".
The crimes committed by ISIS include the rape of children, the killing by crucifixion of Christians and systematic violence against religious minorities.