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.
13. March 2020
Press Release, 13/03/2020
The COMECE Spring Assembly and the reception for the celebration of COMECE’s 40th anniversary are cancelled in line with the “social distancing” precautious measures recommended by the health authorities to limit the spread of the “Covid-19” virus.
04. February 2020
Press Release, 04/02/2020
COMECE unveils the redesigning of its logo in view of its 40th anniversary. Fr. Manuel Barrios Prieto, COMECE General Secretary: “fresh and modern, our new logo looks towards present and future challenges for the Church and the European Union”.
01. February 2020
Press Release, 01/02/2020
In the context of the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the COMECE Standing Committee has elaborated a declaration on the topic.