Angela Merkel declared that Christianity is the “most persecuted religion, worldwide,” at a meeting of the German Protestant Church. Merkel is the daughter of a pastor. She also spoke out against a strict separation of church and state and said Europe was built on Christian foundations. (more…)
Angela Merkel in the news.
European Union officials announced that the group has moved closer to creating a central European treasury that would be able to override the individual budgets of member nations. The system would essentially create a government entity in Brussels that would have power over the economies of all member nations.
Several leaders in the EU want the debts of individual member nations to be guaranteed by all the members of the Eurozone instead of each member being individually a problem on the system like Greece and Spain have been in the last year. (more…)