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Europe’s far right seems determined to hijack Christianity in its bid for power

Today Catholic fundamentalism is fully mixed with anti-Muslim feeling, disguised antisemitism, racism and a narrow anti-EU nationalism Andrea Mammone The Independent Voices An 800-year-old monastery in Italy’s Apennine mountains has become the latest battleground in a bitter war of ideas. The imposing buildings of Trisulti to the east of Rome […]

Far-right ‘neighbourhood defence groups’ patrol Bavarian town after asylum seeker attack

Source: The Local After four young asylum seekers reportedly attacked pedestrians at random in Amberg in northern Bavaria, far-right “neighbourhood defence groups” have started patrolling the streets of the town, according to German media reports. On Saturday evening the four suspects allegedly physically assaulted 12 random people while under the […]