Wednesday 26. April 2017
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26. April 2017

Conference on religion and EU External action

Event 26/04/2017

COMECE and the EPP Group organise a Conference in the European Parliament titled “EU Guidelines on Freedom of Religion or Belief. What’s next?” The main objective of the event is to provide a platform to discuss religious and intercultural aspects of different EU policy areas.

25. April 2017

Audiovisual media services: positive steps but stronger child protection still needed

Webnews 25/04/2017

In a vote today, the Culture & Education Committee of the European Parliament voted in favour of maintaining in the revised Directive all references to the “moral” development of minors with regard to contents that may impair it. COMECE welcomes this vote but notices that there is still room for improvement.

06. April 2017

The European Solidarity Corps needs a dedicated budget

Webnews 06/04/2017

COMECE supports the general idea of creating a European Solidarity Corps, but encourages the EU to quickly provide an own funding line and to develop a wider strategy on volunteering.

05. April 2017

COMECE annual report is out

Webnews 05/04/2017

The COMECE annual report provides an overview of the Secretariat key activities and achievements during the year 2016 as well as the main statements and initiatives of the COMECE Bishops.

03. April 2017

Fostering resilience for sustainable peace

Webnews 03/04/2017

COMECE together with Justice&Peace Europe and Pax Christi International submitted a contribution to the forthcoming Joint Communication from the EU High Representative and the European Commission on resilience. The contribution entitled “Fostering resilience for sustainable peace” provides reflections and 10 concrete proposals for implementing resilience – one of EU’s strategic priorities.

31. March 2017
Jean-Claude Juncker, Reinhard Marx,

Presidents of CEC-COMECE meet with President Juncker

Press 31/03/2017

Cardinal Marx, president of COMECE, and Rt Rev. Christopher Hill KCVO, DD, president of the Conference of European Churches met on 31 March to strengthen the ecumenical commitment of the Church to the European project, in whatever new ways are appropriate in light of current challenges.

30. March 2017

COMECE Plenary Assembly: Bishops to launch joint reflection

Press 30/03/2017

At the opening of the Spring Plenary, COMECE President Cardinal Marx reaffirmed the strong support of the Catholic Church for the European project: “There is no suitable alternative to cooperation in Europe."

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