Tuesday 28. January 2020
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. January 2020

COMECE and CEC pray for Christian Unity at the European Parliament

Webnews, 22/01/2020

On the occasion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, COMECE, together with the Conference of European Churches (CEC), celebrated an ecumenical prayer at the European Parliament on Wednesday, 22 January 2020.

21. January 2020

COMECE and CEC meet with the Croatian EU Presidency

Press Release, 21/01/2020

An ecumenical delegation composed of representatives from Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) met in Zagreb on Monday, 20 January 2020 with Mr. Andrej Plenković, Prime Minister of Croatia, to exchange on the priorities of the Croatian Presidency of the EU Council, which started on 1 January 2020.

15. November 2019

2019 World Day of the Poor: COMECE and Caritas Europa encourage the EU to address the structural causes of poverty

Press Release, 15/11/2019

On the occasion of the World Day of the Poor, which will be celebrated on Sunday 17 November 2019, COMECE and Caritas Europaencourage the European institutions and the Member States to enhance their social policies in order to combat the structural causes of poverty, promoting integral human development and putting an end to poverty in the EU.

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