In a meeting today with the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, COMECE President, expressed his deep concern for the situation of refugees and asylum seekers.
This was the topic of the Dialogue Seminar which took place this 27 June at the European Commission. About 12 Million Roma live all over Europe today.
COMECE Secretary General Piotr Mazurkiewicz welcomes yesterday’s Council conclusions on the reception of Iraqi refugees.
In view of the vote on the so called ‘Return directive’, Churches and Christian organisations restate their concerns about the proposed text.