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EU: Religious groups express deep concerns over the European Parliament’s ‘openly hostile’ stance

EU: Religious groups express deep concerns over the European Parliament’s ‘openly hostile’ stance
Adina Portaru | Image source: ADF International
ET staff writer
ET staff writer
25 June, 2022 2 min read

The European Parliament is appearing increasingly hostile to religion and to Christianity in particular, human rights campaigners and MEPs have warned.

In May, the EP passed a report on persecuted religious minorities, which Christian human rights specialists branded ‘openly hostile towards religion’.

It adopted a report called The persecution of minorities on the grounds of belief or religion.

But while the initial draft referred to religion as a ‘human right’ and ‘often a last bastion of liberty’ in society, the adopted report describes religion as a threat to a free society.

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