Monday 9. December 2019
latest press releases
09. December 2019

World Church leaders call upon COP25 for urgent climate action

Webnews, 09/12/2019

Following the recent Synod of the Bishops on Amazonia, the President of COMECE, H. Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, together with other Catholic Church leaders from across all continents, issued a call upon policy makers participating in COP25 for immediate actions to be taken to tackle and overcome climate change.

03. December 2019

COMECE Social Affairs Commission discuss key policy areas for a just ecological transition

Webnews, 03/12/2019

Under the chairmanship of H.E. Mgr. Antoine Hérouard, the COMECE Social Affairs Commission gathered in Brussels on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 November 2019 to exchange views on key EU challenges towards integral ecology and a just transition. The meeting was held in dialogue with EU representatives, experts and Church inspired organisations.

25. November 2019

COMECE invites you to participate in a public conference on Trafficking in Human Beings

Invitation, 02/12/2019

Five years after the joint Declaration of religious leaders against modern slavery, COMECE and Don Bosco International organise a public event on how to counter Trafficking in Human Beings, with the participation of MEP Pietro Bartolo (S&D).

20. November 2019

How can the EU promote a fair and people-centered Eastern Partnership?

Webnews, 20/11/2019

COMECE contributed to the EU public consultation on the future of the Eastern Partnership, providing recommendations addressing some of the key challenges in EU’s cooperation with its six neighbours.

15. November 2019

2019 World Day of the Poor: COMECE and Caritas Europa encourage the EU to address the structural causes of poverty

Press Release, 15/11/2019

On the occasion of the World Day of the Poor, which will be celebrated on Sunday 17 November 2019, COMECE and Caritas Europaencourage the European institutions and the Member States to enhance their social policies in order to combat the structural causes of poverty, promoting integral human development and putting an end to poverty in the EU.

13. November 2019

The COMECE Legal Affairs Commission addresses GDPR and media challenges

Webnews, 13/11/2019

The COMECE Legal Affairs Commission convened for its second meeting of the year on Tuesday, 29 October 2019, mainly focusing on the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which remains a key priority for COMECE.

06. November 2019

30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall: EU Bishops call for a renewed process of dialogue

Press Release, 06/11/2019

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, EU Bishops call upon all Europeans to work together towards a free and united Europe “through a renewed process of dialogue […] for a common peaceful future”. COMECE Vice-President H.E. Mgr. Overbeck (Germany): “it is a call on the European people to cooperate in solidarity”.

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