Wednesday 24. May 2017
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30. October 2017

Speeches of Pope Francis on Europe

Reference document

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

23. May 2017

COMECE debates on the challenge of integration

Webnews, 23/05/2017

In cooperation with the Centre for Catholic Social Science (KSZ), COMECE held on 18 and 19 May its social-ethical talks in Mönchengladbach/Germany. At the two-day meeting, about 80 scholars, politicians and representatives of the Church and its organisations exchanged their views on the topic of "Integration as a challenge - Living together in Europe".

23. May 2017

Conference: Addressing Migration at its roots causes

Lunch Debate, 30/05/2017

What are the roots causes of migration and how can the EU help improving the prospects of Africa's youth? During the lunch debate, MEP Michael Gahler and Jean-Louis Ville will discuss the current EU initiatives in the framework of the Valletta Action Plan and assess what Europe can do further to address the push factors of migration.

19. May 2017

"Rethinking Europe" Dialogue: COMECE met with Pope Francis

Press, 17/05/2017

Pope Francis met COMECE Standing Committee at the Vatican City last Tuesday in preparation of “Rethinking Europe”, the major high-level Forum of Dialogue that COMECE is organizing in collaboration with the Holy See in Rome on October 2017.

18. May 2017

Strasbourg: Parliament says yes to negotiation on the Audiovisual Media Service Directive

Webnews, 19/05/2017

The Plenary of the European Parliament has approved the CULT Committee decision to enter into negotiations with the Council and the Commission on the revision of the Audiovisual Media Service Directive. COMECE welcomes this vote and encourages the EU institutions to prioritise child protection in the forthcoming negotiations.

18. May 2017

Churches and faith-based organisations elaborate on resilience

Webnews, 18/05/2017

COMECE hosted a meeting on resilience, a notion that has become increasingly important in the discourse on the European peace and security policy. 25 representatives of Churches and faith-based organisations reflected jointly on this concept and on ways of putting it into practice.

18. May 2017

The challenge of integration - Living Together in Europe

Event 18/05/2017

This year's social-ethical talks will be held on 18 and 19 May 2017. The theme of the joint meeting of KSZ and COMECE is "The challenge of integration - Living Together in Europe". Since 2011, KSZ and COMECE have been jointly organising the Mönchengladbach (Germany) social-ethical talks with their orientation on European policies.

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