The Romanian elections held on December 11th produced a landslide victory for the center-left Social Democratic Party (PSD) who managed to secure almost 50% of the seats in the new parliament. Together with its junior partner, ALDE, the social de
How do terrorists, liberals, and Protestants disparage Christians in Syria and Iraq?
Whether Trump's policy can lift up traditional values - I think the answer is yes. But it's going to take time.
Globalization de-tradtionalizes. Whenever globalization comes into a culture, it replaces all the things that make that culture unique with very standardized transcultural processes.
The reason why I started to get interested in Russia three years ago was because I saw that there was a huge revival of Christianity, of Orthodox faith in Russia after the Cold War when the Soviet Union collapsed. I was really unaware of this before the Pussy Riot case, where I saw that Russians absolutely would not tolerate when somebody walks into a church, into a sacred place, and acts like the girls from Pussy Riot did.
I must begin with the disclaimer: I am not an Orthodox Christian. Although I know more about Orthodox than the most westerners do, I do not regard myself as any kind of expert.
My view on the Christmas, as a Marxist-Leninist, is being open-minded towards people having different spiritual values. I believe that spiritual values regarding Christmas is a private matter.
This situation with religion in Italy is completely the same as in other European countries - there is complete secularization.