Does Europe have Christian roots?

11 min

Available until 25/03/2025

Over time, religious practice in Europe has begun to decline, with European society becoming ever more secular. There is nothing in the founding texts of the European Union that refers to God, Jesus or the Bible, and the EU prefers to emphasise the richness and diversity of its cultural, religious and humanist heritage. So, does Europe really have Christian roots? Let's find out.

Please note, this programme was made prior to the Polish election of October 2023, at which the Law and Justice (PiS) party lost power.

This programme by Belgian broadcaster RTBF is part of the European Collection, a joint initiative from European public service media (ARD, ARTE, France Télévisions, SRG SSR, RTBF and ZDF), coordinated by ARTE.

Country

Belgium

Year

2022

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