Monday 17. June 2019

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. June 2019

The COMECE Presidency meets with Pope Francis

Webnews, 14/06/2019

Following the May 2019 elections of the European Parliament, the COMECE Presidency met with Pope Francis on Thursday 6 June 2019 to discuss on future challenges for the Church’s dialogue with the EU.

29. May 2019

Citizens voted: it is time to rebuild community in Europe

Webnews, 29/05/2019

COMECE expresses deep appreciation for the increased participation of EU citizens in the election of the European Parliament. With a turnout of 50.97%, the highest in 20 years, Europeans gave a strong signal to the MEPs they elected, thereby taking back control of their common destiny.

26. April 2019

Synod on Youth continues at COMECE

Webnews, 26/04/2019

Representatives of youth organisations and EU policy makers gathered on Thursday 11 April 2019 to exchange with Mgr. Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., President of COMECE, on ways to fully empower young people at all levels of economic, social and political life.

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