EU Approves Resolution to Force Homosexual “Marriage” Acceptance in All Member States

From LifeSite News A resolution has been passed today at the European Union that proposes to standardise among all member states the legal status of same-sex relationships. Pro-life and pro-family leaders have called for a strong Christian response to the move that that will force EU member states to adopt same-sex “marriage” or civil unions and bring legalised abortion, even in countries who uphold legal protections for the unborn and in Continue Reading

EU to launch biometric passports by summer

From EU Observer MEPs on Wednesday backed new rules on the introduction of biometric passports throughout the EU later this year, while exempting children under 12 years from having fingerprints included in their passports. The rules were approved at a first reading by an overwhelming majority of MEPs – 594 against 51, while 37 abstained. The parliamentarians underlined the need to improve document security in the EU by introducing "more Continue Reading

Exposed: Europe’s 2009 plan for Israel

From JNews Wire The European Union, which has been trying for decades to shoulder its way into playing a more important role in the global effort to establish a new Muslim Arab state on historically Jewish lands, is reportedly poised to unveil its latest plan for achieving this unprecedented act of state land theft. Drafted by the French foreign ministry and entitled "The EU Action Strategy for Peace in the Middle East: The Way Forward," the Continue Reading

EU Pressures Iran to Drop Apostasy Bill

From Christian Post A Christian human rights group applauded the European Union for issuing a declaration to Iran that urged the repressive state to drop its draft apostasy bill and to release Christian converts from detention. “We warmly welcome this strong reaction from the EU to Iran’s proposed apostasy bill,” said Christian Solidarity Worldwide’s advocacy director, Tina Lambert, in a statement Tuesday. “If the legislation is passed by the Continue Reading

Egypt to host ‘Annapolis 2’ peace summit in November

From Haaretz An international summit is to be held in Egypt in November, with representatives from Israel, the Palestinian Authority and the members of the Quartet - the United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations. According to a senior official in Jerusalem, the Israeli and PA participants will brief the Quartet over progress made in the ongoing peace talks. The gathering is said to be the result of a compromise Continue Reading

Juncker rules out Lisbon treaty before 2010

From EU Observer The European Union's Lisbon Treaty will not enter into force before the European Parliament elections in June 2009, as was initially hoped, and is unlikely to do so before 1 January 2010 either, Luxembourg's Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker said in Brussels on Wednesday. "I don't think that the treaty will be in place in June 2009, when the next European elections will take place," Mr Juncker, who is also the president of Continue Reading

European businesses back Blair for EU council president

From Guardian UK Tony Blair would make the best EU president for European businesses, according to a poll by the financial news channel CNBC Europe. Blair was by far the most popular choice by those who took part in the poll, receiving 37% of the vote. Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, came second, with the backing of 23% of respondents, and the other frontrunner being mentioned for the job, Luxembourg's prime minister, Jean-Claude Continue Reading