venerdì 17 marzo 2017

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Dutch Church’s relief over election results tempered by Catholic support for populist
CNS - Catholic Register
(Jonathan Luxmoore) The editor of the highest-circulation Dutch Catholic weekly said a "general sense of relief" in the church after March 15 elections was tempered by knowledge that many Catholics had supported the losing candidate. Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right People's Party claimed victory with 21 percent of votes, over 13 percent gained by the nationalist Party for Freedom, headed by Geert Wilders, which has advocated banning the Quran and closing mosques and Islamic schools. (...)