The European Union has been plunged into disarray after its incoming team of European commissioners was blocked by the European Parliament because one commissioner said homosexuality was a “sin”.

The incoming president of the Commission, Jos?anuel Dur?Barroso, was embarrassingly forced to withdraw his 25-member team after it became clear the parliament planned to vote it out before they even took office on 1 November.

The parliament objected to the inclusion of Italian Catholic commissioner for Justic

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