Tuesday 28. January 2020
Intercultural Dialogue & Education

Every human being has the right to education that corresponds with his capabilities and skills. This enables him to participate in society and to contribute to its life in accordance with his talents. This fundamental right is affirmed in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. In dialogue with the EU COMECE offers the experience of the Church who runs a wide range of institutions of formal and non-formal education. Increasing plurality and global migration movements raises the importance of intercultural dialogue in our society. In her contributions to this topic COMECE underlines the importance of «intercultural competence», of tolerance, openness and of mutual respect in a context of different cultures and traditions.

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22. January 2020

COMECE and CEC pray for Christian Unity at the European Parliament

Webnews, 22/01/2020

On the occasion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, COMECE, together with the Conference of European Churches (CEC), celebrated an ecumenical prayer at the European Parliament on Wednesday, 22 January 2020.

21. January 2020

COMECE and CEC meet with the Croatian EU Presidency

Press Release, 21/01/2020

An ecumenical delegation composed of representatives from Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) met in Zagreb on Monday, 20 January 2020 with Mr. Andrej Plenković, Prime Minister of Croatia, to exchange on the priorities of the Croatian Presidency of the EU Council, which started on 1 January 2020.

18. December 2019

Interreligious dialogue, Cardinal Ayuso visits COMECE

Webnews, 18/12/2019

On Wednesday 11thDecember H. Em. Cardinal Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, visited COMECE and celebrated Holy Mass in the chapel with members of the Secretariat, MEPs and other persons related to EU institutions. In his homily, based on the readings of the day, he exhorted the participants to find “our real rest in the Lord”.

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