In line with the “social distancing” precautious measures recommended by the health authorities, COMECE cancels its Spring Assembly and postpones to October 2020 the reception for the celebration of its 40th anniversary.
The President of COMECE, H.Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, and other Bishop Delegates to COMECE, together with more than 110 Catholic Bishops from all around the world, signed on Monday, 6 July 2020, the declaration“Now more than ever, we need mandatory supply chain due diligence to stop corporate abuse and guarantee global solidarity”,demanding public authorities to introduce binding legislation to stop corporate abuses, regulate their activities and make them accountable by law.
An ecumenical delegation of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) have met in Brussels on Tuesday, 7 July 2020, with Mr. Michael Clauss, Ambassador at the Permanent Representation of Germany to the EU, to exchange on the priorities of the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
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