Dialogue with EU Institutions
Dialogue between the EU institutions and Churches and religious communities or associations is based on Article 17(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU. This Dialogue is founded on the recognition of the identity and specific contribution of the aforesaid actors. Dialogue ex Article 17(3) TFEU builds upon consolidated practices which are open to enhancement and strengthening thanks to the legal basis foreseen in EU primary law. The COMECE Secretariat is an active partner of the EU institutions in the Dialogue process and its ongoing implementation.
22. February 2017
«We came to Brussels to express our commitment with the European Union» said Mgr Hoogenboom on the occasion of the visit of the Dutch Bishop’s Conference to the European Institutions and to COMECE in Brussels, on 20-21 February.
17. January 2017
COMECE Press 17/01/2017
MEPs elected Antonio Tajani on 17 January for a two-and-a-half-year term as head of the European Parliament.
11. January 2017
From 9 to 13 January, H.E Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (President of the Italian Bishops Conference and of CCEE) is visiting Brussels with a group of 30 young priests from the Archdiocese of Genoa, Italy.