Friday 21. January 2022
07. June 2021

COMECE: “national level is best placed to fight against hate crimes”

Webnews, 07/06/2021

In a recent contribution to a public consultation of the European Commission on Fundamental Rights, the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) condemns the grave phenomenon of hate crimes and reiterates the Church’s commitment to tackle it with effective policies.

17. May 2021

COMECE contribution on fighting child sexual abuse online

Webnews, 17/05/2021

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of European Union (COMECE) submitted on Wednesday 14 April 2021 a contribution to the EU Commission’s public consultation on Child sexual abuse online, stressing the need to reinforce EU legislation and policies to better protect children online.

12. March 2021

COMECE Legal Affairs Commission addresses data protection and transparency policies

Webnews, 12/03/2021

On Thursday 25 February 2021 the experts of the COMECE Legal Affairs Commission  met online to exchange on EU and Member States' legal developments affecting fundamental rights.

22. January 2021
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COMECE President concerned for the erosion of Freedom of Religion in the Member States

Press Release, 22/01/2021

In the following statement published on Friday 22, January 2021, the President of COMECE, H. Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, expresses concerns for a draft law soon to be discussed in Denmark, that could impose undue hindrance on the fundamental right to freedom of religion by demanding sermons and homilies to be provided in the national language.

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