The head of the European Commission in the United Kingdom has admitted that “traditional notions of national sovereignty may need to be reconsidered” Read more: National sovereignty needs to be ‘reconsidered’ – says EU – Public Service Europe.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel, mindful of the importance of Christian voters in September elections, met with Pope Francis on Saturday during a quick trip to Rome that focused on helping victims of Europe’s economic crisis and emphasizing the continent’s Christian roots. Merkel spoke privately for 45 minutes with the pope [...]
“And after three days and an half the Spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them.” —Revelation 11:11
As pressure for an “international” solution to the Middle East problem mounts with each passing bullet, let us consider what the prophecies forecast for the…
Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, is facing fresh scrutiny over her political activities in the former East Germany, with a book alleging she took part in the Communist regime’s propaganda activities. Read more: Merkel faces scrutiny over Communist past – FT.com.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has been awarded the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen for her contribution to European integration. She dedicated the prize to the people of Lithuania. At the award ceremony in Aachen’s historic city hall on Thursday, 55th winner of the Charlemagne Prize Dalia Grybauskaite said, “I want to dedicate this award [...]
A fully fledged federal Europe may seem like “political science fiction” today but will soon become reality for all European Union countries whether inside or outside the euro, Jose Manuel Barroso has said. Read more: Federal Europe will be ‘a reality in a few years’, says Jose Manuel Barroso – Telegraph.
666 or 616
Some modern versions of the bible as well as recent news articles call the accepted reading of Revelation 13:18 into question. Do these claims have merit?
Pick up almost any English version of the Bible, and turn to Revelation 13:18. It will read something like, “Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.” While this Biblical verse may not be the best known, the number six hundred and sixty six contained within it is recognized by most. This number’s association with the…
In light of disappointing economic data, the discussion about the right policy to combat the crisis continues. There’s growing pressure on Germany to accept an end to its austerity-first policy. Read more: Controversy over EU austerity policy grows | Europe | DW.DE | 25.04.2013.
Public confidence in the European Union has fallen to historically low levels in the six biggest EU countries, raising fundamental questions about its democratic legitimacy more than three years into the union’s worst ever crisis, new data shows. Read more: Crisis for Europe as trust hits record low | World news | The Guardian.
“We must embark on the road to a United States of Europe,” Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding urged, speaking at an event organised by European Institute in Washington, on 5 April. The European Commission vice-president outlined changes to the EU’s institutional setup that she wanted to see to transform the Union into a federal state. Read [...]
And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication. -Revelation 14:8
The prophecy about Babylon’s destruction
There it is—as crystal clear as it can be. The Revelation 14:8 prophecy plainly predicts the future fall of . . .
The German government decided against trying to outlaw the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD), branded by its critics as neo-Nazi, over doubts that judges would back such a move. Read more: German government drops attempt to ban far-right party.
In less than 36 hours from now, the 115 cardinal electors tasked to choose and elect the new spiritual leader of the 1.2 billion-strong Roman Catholic church, the 266th pope to follow the reins of St Peter the Apostle, will converge at the Sistine Chapel amid a praying populace around the world. Could the same [...]
Sovereign nations like France and Belgium may be on a path to become the European equivalent of American states – subservient parts of a whole led by an imposing central European Union (EU) government. Read more: The United States of…Europe? (VIDEO) | The Foundry: Conservative Policy News Blog from The Heritage Foundation.
The European Union will step up efforts to pressure Israel and the Palestinians into an agreement in 2013, an internal Foreign Ministry document predicts. Read more: Disenchanted with peace process, EU may try to force Israel, PA into agreement – Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper.