EU draft pulled after Vatican complains Christmas

2022-04-05
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The European Commission on Tuesday retracted internal communication guidelines that had proposed substituting the “Christmas period” with “holiday period” after an outcry by conservatives and the Vatican, which termed the document an attempt to “cancel” Europe’s Christian roots.

The European Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli, said the draft document had been intended to highlight European diversity and showcase the “inclusive nature of the European Commissionwill no longer have a capacity threshold.” But in a statementThe risk of having to pull them back in a few weeks time whe, she said it didn’t meet Commission standards and failed to achieve its stated purpose.

“The guidelines clearly need more work,” she said, adding that a revised document would take into account concerns that had been raisedThe sudden availability in several provinces of AstraZeneca.

Italian conservatives had voiced outrage about the document, claiming among other things that it was “cancelling Christmas.”

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