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A More Secular Europe, Divided By The Cross

posted on June 18, 2013

Andrew Higgins of The New York Times reports on the religious divides within the European Union as the member-states struggle to forge a common identity. “In a continent divided by many languages, vast differences of culture and economic gaps,” Christianity provides a rare element shared by all nations within the EU. However, “religion has instead become yet another a source of discord.” He writes, “It divides mostly secular Western Europe from profoundly religious nations in the east.”

Read at The New York Times