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17. November 2017

Churches welcome the European Pillar of Social Rights

Press Release, 17/11/2017

COMECE and CEC welcome the inter-institutional proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights to be signed today at the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth that is taking place in Gothenburg, Sweden. 

08. November 2017

Joint Statement of EU and African Bishops’ Conferences ahead of the upcoming 5th AU–EU Summit

Press Release, 08/11/2017

Ahead of the 5th summit of the African Union and the European Union  - Abidjan, 28–29 November 2017 - the Commission of Bishops’ Conferences in the European Union (COMECE) and the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), have published today a joint Statement entitled “Africa and Europe shall work as one for the youth of our continents”.


07. November 2017

Article 17 TFEU - COMECE: “Christians working for the common good”

Webnews, 07/11/2017

“We are not an interest group speaking in favor of religions, we are European citizens committed to the construction of Europe”, said Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich during a high-level meeting between the EU institutions and religious leaders from across Europe.


31. October 2017

(Re)Thinking Europe, the follow-up is in your hands!

Webnews, 31/10/2017

The first phase of (Re)Thinking Europe is over but another one begins. The follow-up of the Dialogue on Europe is in your hands! It is now up to you to prolong this debate in your countries and institutions involving citizens at all levels of responsibility.


31. October 2017

Extractives in Latin America in debate at COMECE

Webnews, 31/10/2017

In cooperation with Pax Christi International and CIDSECOMECE organised a panel discussion on the challenges posed by the extractive industries in Latin America. Grassroots actors and policy-makers exchanged on challenges and perspectives at different levels.


30. October 2017

Speeches of Pope Francis on Europe

Reference document

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

28. October 2017
Pope Francis waves as he leads his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican August 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Max Rossi  (VATICAN - Tags: RELIGION) - RTR43XCT

Pope Francis' speech at (Re)Thinking Europe Dialogue

Webnews, 28/10/2017

The entire speech that Holy Father Pope Francis delivered to the participants of the Dialogue (Re)Thinking Europe, a Christian Contribution to the Future of the European Project, organised by the Holy See and the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE). The speech is available in different languages.

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