Tuesday 26. October 2021


"I dream of a Europe..."

Pope Francis' new message on Europe

on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of COMECE


Message Press Release


COMECE meets with Pope Francis


"...the Holy Father inspires hope

as COMECE continues its work for Europe

in dialogue with all..."


Cardinal Hollerich Interview


40th anniversary of COMECE

H. Em. Pietro Parolin 

Cardinal Secretary of State of His Holiness

addresses the Assembly of the EU Bishops


SpeechPress Release


COMECE meets with Pope Francis


"...we have a Pope that loves Europe..."


Cardinal Hollerich Interview

COMECE is monitoring and contributing to these major EU policy areas:
21. October 2021
General view of the meeting

2021 COMECE Autumn Assembly: EU Bishops to discuss the contribution of the Catholic Church to the Conference on the Future of Europe

Press Release, 21/10/2021

Delegates of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union will participate in the COMECE Autumn Assembly to be held in a hybrid format on 27-28 October 2021, with the participation of Colin Scicluna, Head of cabinet of the Vice President of the European Commission in charge of Democracy and Demography, and Herman Van Rompuy, President emeritus of the European Council. The event will focus on the Conference on the Future of Europe and will include an exchange with young people.

20. October 2021

Mass for Europe in memory of former Nuncio to the EU, Mgr. Lebeaupin

Invitation, 20/10/2021

On the occasion of the 2021 COMECE Autumn Assembly, the Bishops of the European Union warmly invite you to participate in the Mass for Europe, to be celebrated in memory of H.E. Mgr. Alain Paul Lebeaupin, former Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union.

14. October 2021

COMECE releases recommendations to enhance the fight against poverty in the EU

Press Release, 14/10/2021

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) releases on Thursday 14 October 2021 the statement ‘Listen to the cry of the Poor in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and its recovery’, proposing some good practices and recommendations to the EU institutions on how to enhance the fight against poverty in Europe. Mgr. Hérouard: “We should aim at reducing marginalization and enhancing more integral inclusion.”

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