Skip to comments.Europe’s Other Crisis: Religion
Posted on 06/08/2013 4:27:39 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The press room podium in the European Unions headquarters is usually the domain of men in conservatively-cut dark suits. Last week, however, the stage was a profusion of flowing robes, broad-brimmed fedoras, gleaming gold chains, turbans, ecclesiastical dog collars and a shimmering blue-grey sari, as the EUs leadership sought to take the continents spiritual pulse at their annual meeting with religious representatives. With its popularity battered in the midst of the economic crisis, the EU was seeking some solace and support.
Europes crisis goes beyond the economic, speakers at the meeting agreed. Disillusioned citizens are questioning the values of European integration that have pushed nations of the postwar continent together for the past 60 years, rejecting traditional political parties to seek new and sometimes scary alternatives on the political margins.
The problem for many of the spiritual leaders attending is that Europe is also undergoing a crisis of religious identity.
Just 51 percent of citizens in the EUs 27 nations said they believed in God, when questioned for a 2010 survey.
One religion that is growing in Europe is Islam.
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When you kick the Triune God out of your nation, it will suffer. Without the Christian gospel lifting civilization, it will again descend into another dark age.
“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people.” Proverbs 14:34
They can take their religious pulse until the cows come home, but their movement away from Christianity has left a huge vacuum... and one particular vile cult will be filling it.
“...as the EU’s leadership sought to take the continent’s spiritual pulse at their annual meeting with religious representatives.”
For those that may not know, the term “God” is used less than 1.0 times in their constitution. It has founding concepts.
Very soon secular progressive Euro-elites will wake up to the slow-motion cultural suicide their multicultural FAIL is leading them into. They will quickly realize that the only way to counter an fatal cultural infection that is rooted in religion is with another religion. And that means a political reason to revive the role of the Roman Church in the lives of Europeans. All this was foreseen long ago.