Friday 21. February 2020

 

30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

EU Bishops call for a renewed process of dialogue

 

Read the Statement of the COMECE Assembly

 

COMECE reflection on “uncrewed armed systems”

Recommendations on how to address the misuse of force through armed drones

 

More info to come in the next days

 

COMECE publishes the reflection

“Robotisation of Life – Ethics in view of new challenges”

 

"reaffirming the primacy of the human person..."

 

COMECE is monitoring and contributing to these major EU policy areas:
20. February 2020

Card. Hollerich calls EU Bishops’ Conferences to launch relocation projects for refugees in Greece

Press Release, 20/02/2020

“An invitation for the whole Church to awaken new evangelical energies of welcome in each of the member countries of the European Union”. With these words, three leading Cardinals of the Catholic Church outline in a letter to EU Episcopal Conferences a strong call for relocation projects concerning refugee families stuck indefinitely in Lesbos and other reception camps in Greece.

18. February 2020

World Day of the Sick: COMECE welcomes EU plan against cancer

Webnews, 18/02/2020

On the occasion of last week’s World Day of the Sick, COMECE welcomes "Europe's Beating Cancer Plan", recently launched by the European Commission to propose actions for all stages of the disease. Pope Francis: "solidarity, subsidiarity […] and cooperation to ensure that everyone has access to suitable treatments for preserving and restoring their health".

13. February 2020

Catholic NGOs and COMECE on human rights violations in a globalised economy

Webnews, 13/02/2020

In the follow up of the Future of Work Reflection, on 27-28 January 2020 COMECE hosted a 2-day capacity-building seminar gathering Catholic-inspired organisations to discuss possible ways to improve people’s working conditions in the global value chain.

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