Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
Granted, the European Union is a very imperfect human project, not to be confused with God’s kingdom. Yet we are told to pray for God’s kingdom to come, that is, for his will to be done in Europe as it is in heaven.
It’s interesting to see how our western culture, totally permeated with relativism and tolerance, is now quickly moving towards absolutist positions of rejection and even racism, generally known as populism.
The German Chancellor: “We all have the freedom to have our religion, to practice it, and to believe in it.”