One of the issues raised was the question of reciprocity in terms of religious freedom. One hundred participants, including MEPs and civil servants of the EU institutions, took part in the seminar and in the ensuing debate.
The Bishops of COMECE (Commission of the Bishops? Conferences of the European Community) will hold their Autumn Plenary Assembly from 21 to 23 November in Brussels. This plenary Assembly will be mainly dedicated to ?The external action of the EU ? current challenges and perspectives?.