Friday 5. March 2021


"I dream of a Europe..."

Pope Francis' new message on Europe

on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of COMECE


Message Press Release


40th anniversary of COMECE

H. Em. Pietro Parolin 

Cardinal Secretary of State of His Holiness

addresses the Assembly of the EU Bishops


SpeechPress Release


 Live masses from European Sanctuaries 

COMECE launches an online platform for live streaming masses

COMECE is monitoring and contributing to these major EU policy areas:
03. March 2021

The European Sunday Alliance releases statement on synchronised free time in the EU

Webnews, 03/03/2021

The European Sunday Alliance calls on EU political leaders “to put synchronised free time as a priority on the social policy agenda”. In a statement released on Wednesday 3 March 2021, the Alliance - of which COMECE is a member - encourages the EU Commission to align its upcoming proposal for a directive on a right to disconnect with Article 2 of the Council of Europe’s Social Charter.

25. February 2021

EU Bishops address the President of the Parliament on the recent Resolution on abortion in Poland

Press Release, 25/02/2021

The Presidency of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) addresses a letter to David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament, with regard to the European Parliament Resolution of 26 November 2020 on abortion in Poland.

23. February 2021

EU Foundational Principles Demand Vaccine Equity

Press Release, 23/02/2021

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and Caritas Europa are urging the EU institutions to ensure vaccine access for all, promoting a widescale vaccination not only for Europe´s own safety and protection, but also for global public health as a public good”.

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