This morning His Holiness Pope Francis received in private audience the Standing Committee of the Commission of Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE).
Clinical trials are necessary before any new medicine is put on the market. However, many people who are unable to give consent as well as people from less-developed countries often participate in such trials.
On the eve of Europe day, COMECE General secretary Fr Patrick H. Daly, made the following statement.
COMECE is sad to announce the death on Monday 15 April of Fr Paul Huot-Pleuroux, who was the first General Secretary of COMECE at its foundation in 1980. He occupied this position until 1989.
This Thursday 28 March, COMECE President Reinhard Cardinal Marx sent the following message of support to his Cypriot counterpart Mgr Youssef Soueif, Archbishop of the Maronites of Cyprus.
COMECE takes pleasure in inviting you to a Mass and Reception to celebrate the Induction of Father Patrick H. Daly as General Secretary of COMECE.
Rev. Patrick H. Daly, General Secretary of COMECE joins the wider Church Family in welcoming the election of Jorge Maria Cardinal Bergoglio as Pope Francis.