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23. September 2005

Bishops from Europe and the USA meet to foster partnership

COMECE Press 23.09.2005

At the first meeting of its kind, bishops from the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE) and from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) came together to reflect upon some of the world’s major problems within the context of the transatlantic relationship. The meeting took place from 21-23 September 2005 in Brussels.

22. August 2005

COMECE President calls for the immediate release of Archbishop Jovan

COMECE Press 22.08.2005

Bishop Josef Homeyer, President of COMECE, today sent a letter to the British Prime Minister Tony Blair, President-in-Office of the European Council, to the High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, Javier Solana, and to the European Commissioner for Enlargement, Olli Rehn, alerting them to the imprisonment of Archbishop Jovan Vraniskovski of Ochrid and the Metropolitan of Skopje.

11. March 2005

Committed to unity in diversity in the European Union

COMECE Press 11.03.2005

The COMECE Bishops and the European Commission President, José Manuel Barroso, shared an exchange on the role of the Church in consolidating the new European Union in a meeting, which took place during COMECE’s Spring Plenary in Brussels from 9-11 March 2005.

19. November 2004

Reflections on Turkey and the European Union

COMECE Press 19.11.2004

The Plenary Meeting of the Commission of Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE) was held in Brussels from 18-19 November 2004. The Bishops discussed the opening of accession negotiations with Turkey and offer the following reflections.

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