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17. December 2008

Sunday protection will not be anchored in the European Working Time Directive

COMECE Press 17/12/2008

'Sunday as the privileged weekly rest day will not be inserted into the future Working Time Directive although the reconciliation of work and family life is the explicit aim of this Directive’ stated COMECE Secretary general Piotr Mazurkiewicz.

15. December 2008

Churches and the European Commission discuss challenges facing the educational systems in an intercultural context

COMECE Press 15/12/2008

Education is a major factor for integrating migrants in Europe. Current projects and good practises need to be shared and their implementation financially supported. This is the conclusion of the Dialogue Seminar, which took place on 15 December 2008.

04. December 2008

Catholic meeting in Gdansk in 2009

COMECE Press 04/12/2008

About 500 Catholics from all over Europe are due to meet in October 2009 in Gdansk, the founding city of Solidarność, at the invitation of the Commission of the Bishops? Conferences of the European Community (COMECE).

28. November 2008

The door is now open for the reception of 10,000 particularly vulnerable Iraqi refugees

COMECE Press 28/11/2008

COMECE Secretary General Piotr Mazurkiewicz welcomes yesterday’s Council conclusions on the reception of Iraqi refugees.

27. November 2008

No patent for human embryonic stem cells: A sensible decision and a good signal

COMECE Press 27/11/2008

The Secretary General of COMECE Fr Piotr Mazurkiewicz welcomes the decision made public today by the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO).

21. November 2008

Church representatives meet the French EU-Presidency

COMECE Press 21/11/2008

The French State Secretary for European Affairs, M. Jean-Pierre Jouyet received the Church representatives in the Foreign Affairs Ministry.

14. November 2008

The crisis is a test for the values of European society

COMECE Press 14/11/2008

The sense and value of human work has been pushed to the background in the general struggle for profit, the COMECE Bishops stated with regret on the occasion of their Autumn Plenary Assembly.

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