Your attentiveness, your respect and courtesy amid a very large number of people in a very small space, speaks well for everybody here. As President-in-Office of the Council, I have taken note of all your comments and concerns.
Aber lassen Sie mich Ihnen als Katholik, der zugleich Präsident einer multireligiösen, multiethnischen, multinationalen Parlamentarierversammlung ist, eines sagen: Entweder ist Europa christlich oder nicht, das mag sein. The impact of change in the immediate future is often almost imperceptible and the future consequences are largely unknowable.
I did not add to this list all the complaints from other organisations, such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, or from the civil society representatives who are protesting in the streets. There is no reference to these fundamental freedoms being applicable only in private and not to be exercised publicly, as stated by the courts in the Brockie and the Trinity Western University cases.
Zó hoort het. I appreciate this committee, this process, where you're giving opportunity for a variety of people to speak on the issue. There were clear distinctions of a society that is breaking down that correlated with the ways in which that society responded--for example, the no-cause type of divorce, the disrespect of children towards their parents, certain key items like that, that I can find in that report.