Europeans Close Up Shop on Sundays

Closed Sunday

Europe has become completely secularized, right?That’s the common understanding.  Church attendance, we hear, is at record low levels.  Within ten years, pollsters predict, England will be a predominantly atheist nation.What a surprise, then, to read in L’Osservatore Romano that thirteen European nations have joined together to say “No” to working on Sundays.  The European Sunday Alliance—a special-interest group of various unions, associations of civil society, as well as Catholic, Prote … [Read more...]