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14. December 2020

COMECE Legal Affairs Commission: children and their rights as a EU priority

Webnews, 14/12/2020

The  COMECE Legal Affairs Commission  met on Thursday 3 December 2020 to exchange on current EU and national initiatives in the area of fundamental rights. The event took place by video conference due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis under the chairmanship of H. E. Mgr. Theodorus C. M. Hoogenboom, Auxiliary Bishop of Utrecht.

20. October 2020

‘Fratelli tutti’, an invaluable tool to assess EU policies

Webnews, 20/10/2020

“Pope Francis invites all of us, people and institutions, to give our own contribution to build a better, just and peaceful post-Covid19 world with more fraternity and social friendship”, states Fr. Manuel Barrios Prieto, General Secretary of COMECE, commenting ‘Fratelli tutti’, Pope Francis’ third Encyclical Letter signed on Saturday 3 October 2020 on the tomb of Saint Francis of Assisi.

04. June 2020

COMECE-CCEE Presidencies: "let’s work all together for a recovery that leaves no one behind"

Press Release, 04/06/2020

The annual CCEE-COMECE Presidencies meeting was held on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 with a special focus on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the day-to-day life in the Church and European societies, as well as on the Catholic Church's contribution to "a just recovery that leaves no-one behind".

06. May 2020

Freedom of religion at stake in the context of fighting against Covid-19

Webnews, 06/05/2020

“The reopening of churches must be implemented by civil authorities in dialogue with ecclesial institutions”, states Fr. Barrios Prieto, General Secretary of COMECE, thereby expressing a widespread feeling within the Church in many EU Member States.

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