Tuesday 28. March 2017
Religious Freedom

COMECE supports an ambitious and coherent human rights’ policy based on the transcendent dignity of every human being. While embracing the vision that the fundamental and inalienable right to religious freedom is the cornerstone of all human rights, it supports the view that EU decision-makers and officers should pay special attention to this fundamental right, in particular in its external relations. To promote religious freedom and more generally, peace, justice and liberty, COMECE is also involved in ecumenical, intercultural and interreligious dialogues.

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26. January 2017

Religious freedom: COMECE meets special envoy Ján Figel

Webnews 26/01/2017

On the occasion of the meeting of the COMECE External affairs Commission, Mgr Kockerols , Br Olivier Poquillon and Justice&Peace Europe secretary general Stefan Lunte met with Ján Figel the EU Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the European Union to discuss the situation of religious minorities in the world.

20. January 2017
EPRS - Presentation of the book ' Dictionary of religions - Contribution of research to interreligious dialogue '

Churches: which response to terrorism in Europe ?

Webnews 20/01/2017

“One of the causes of the jihadi Salafism development is the lack of alternative proposals by our society” said Br Olivier Poquillon, Secretary general of COMECE, in his intervention to 5th European Catholic-Orthodox Forum.

29. November 2016
Group photo in the presence of Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the EC in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights

Migration and European values

COMECE Press 29/11/2016

Two Bishops of COMECE participated in the High-level religious leaders meeting with the EU. This year it was dedicated to the theme “Migration, Integration, European values: from words to action”.

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