from FaithWorld:

Bishops see more selfish Europe 20 years after Berlin Wall fell

October 4, 2009

referendum Photo; Irish "Yes" campaigners celebrate in Dublin, 3 Oct 2009/Cathal McNaughton)

Europe has become increasingly selfish and materialistic in the 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the heads of the Roman Catholic bishops' conferences across Europe said at the end of their three-day annual meeting at the weekend.  "The crisis sweeping Europe today is serious," they said in a statement after the session in Paris. They cited materialism, individualism and relativism as major challenges facing European society.

So farewell then, Scotland?

September 3, 2009

BRITAIN-SCOTLAND/SALMONDFirst Minister Alex Salmond has outlined plans to hold a referendum on independence for Scotland next year.

A limited EU referendum?

June 6, 2008

eu.jpgIreland is the only EU member holding a referendum on the treaty.

A “No” vote would topple a Europe-wide project designed to replace a rejected constitution and end years of diplomatic wrangling over institutional reform.