Thursday 19. July 2018
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.

14. May 2018

COMECE participation to the Katholikentag

Webnews, 14/05/2018

Approximately two-thousands people attended the flagship event on the future of Europe entitled “In Diversity divided”, co-organised by COMECE, together with Renovabis and the Catholic Social Science Centre (KSZ), on 11 May 2018 in Münster, Germany.

08. May 2018

Church-EU Dialogue: COMECE meets with the Bulgarian EU Presidency

Press Release, 08/05/2018

A delegation from COMECE, together with CEC, met in Sofia on 8 May with the Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, Ekaterina Zakharieva, to exchange views on the priorities of the Bulgarian EU Council Presidency.

26. April 2018

Cardinal Bassetti’s first official visit to the EU: a sign of courage and hope

Webnews, 26/04/2018

“I dream of a new Europe based on solidarity and courage, capable of being a common home for everyone”, stated H. Em. Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti during his first official visit to the EU institutions as President of the Italian Bishops’ Conference (CEI) on 22-25 April.

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