EU ties aid to protecting religious freedom

Churches in Europe have welcomed pledges by the European Union to make financial aid for countries conditional on their protection of religious freedom.

The European Union contributes aid to many nations of the South Pacific.

The Brussels-based Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community, said action was needed “given the systematic and increasing violations of freedom of religion by some governments and non-state actors”.

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