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30. October 2017

Speeches of Pope Francis on Europe

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Since 2014, Pope Francis held major speeches on the European project.

20. October 2017
Pope Francis addresses the European Parliament at the institution's headquarters in Strasbourg, November 25, 2014.   REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Pope Francis to meet high-level EU Politicians at COMECE’s Dialogue

Webnews, 20/10/2017

(Re)Thinking Europe. A Christian contribution to the future of the European Project, the International Conference which will gather in the Vatican, between 27-29 October, hundreds of high-level Church and EU political leaders to contribute to a constructive reflection on the fundamental challenges facing the European project.


07. October 2017

World Day for Decent Work: standing up for fair labour conditions

Webnews, 07/10/2017

The World Day for Decent Work (7 October) reminded to all of us to stand up and advocate for fair labour conditions centred around the principles of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.

06. October 2017

(Re)thinking Europe

Press, 06/10/2017

A high level dialogue between Church and political actors organised by COMECE and the Holy See in the Vatican from 27 to 29 October 2017, with the participation of Pope Francis.


04. October 2017

Article 17, EU Commission appoints new Dialogue Coordinator

Webnews, 04/10/2017

COMECE welcomes the appointment by the European Commission of new Article 17 TFEU Dialogue Coordinator, Vincent Depaigne, and is looking forward to strengthening the Dialogue with the EU institutions in a creative manner.

27. September 2017

Brexit: UK is leaving the EU but not leaving Europe

Press, 27/09/2017

COMECE welcomed a delegation from the Department of International Affairs of the Bishops' Conferences of England and Wales. The group of bishops visited COMECE headquarter in Brussels in order to learn more about its activity with the EU institutions. The delegation also met with representatives from European Union institutions.

Please read the delegation's official press release.

22. September 2017

COMECE participates to expert meeting on religion and human rights

Webnews, 22/09/2017

The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) seems to be willing to mark a new openness to Churches and religious communities, as a wide-ranging expert meeting was organised on the nexus between religion and human rights.


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