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22. March 2019

COMECE President in Washington DC to promote “Integral Ecology”

Webnews, 22/03/2019

Mgr. Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., President of COMECE participated in an international conference on “Integral Ecology” organised at the Georgetown University in preparation of the Pan-Amazon Synod. Mgr. Hollerich called for ensuring accountability of the private sector with regard to legal, social and environmental standards.

26. October 2018
ROME, ITALY - OCTOBER 26: Cardinal Oswald Gracias, President of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC), Archbishop of Bombay, Archbishop Peter Loy Chong, President  of the Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania (F.C.B.C.O

Church worldwide calls for ambitious and urgent climate action

Press Release, 26/10/2018

In the context of a recent UN report on the urgent need to develop policies that limit global warming to 1.5 degrees, Mgr. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, President of COMECE, together with all the other presidents of continental Bishops’ Conferences, calls politicians to work towards an ambitious implementation of the Paris Agreement. They ask for COP24 to prove a milestone in the path set out in 2015 in Paris.

30. August 2018

Climate Change: the Church and its way to COP-24

Webnews, 23/08/2018

On 12 December 2015, at the end of the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-21) that was held in Paris, 197 Parties adopted the «Paris Agreement» (PA).

25. July 2018

Church-EU Dialogue: Church delegation meets with the Austrian EU Presidency

Press Release, 25/07/2018

A delegation of Austrian and European Church representatives met in Vienna on 23 July 2018 with Karoline Edtstadler, Secretary of State for Home Affairs of the Austrian government, to exchange views on the priorities of the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council.

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