Tuesday 20. April 2021
latest press releases
14. April 2021

COMECE and CEC: “Churches have an important message and value to add to the Conference on the Future of Europe”

Webnews, 14/04/2021

COMECE and CEC addressed a letter to the newly appointed members of the Executive Board of the Conference on the Future of Europe advocating for the integration of Churches in the Conference Plenary as distinct key stakeholders, in line with Article 17 TFEU, according to which the EU maintains an open, transparent and regular dialogue with Churches and religious associations.

13. April 2021

COMECE Social Affairs Commission on the EU Recovery package: “we are called to live solidarity and fully include people in precarious situations”

Press Release, 13/04/2021

COMECE releases on Tuesday 13th April 2021 the statement “One year after: What place for social, ecological and contributive justice in the EU recovery package?”, reaction of its Social Affairs Commission to the largest package ever financed through the EU budget and its effects on social, ecological and contributive justice.

08. April 2021

COMECE launches new initiative on EU Christian cultural heritage

Webnews, 08/04/2021

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) launches “Christian artworks month by month”, a new initiative promoting Christian cultural heritage from the dioceses of the COMECE Bishop Delegates located across Europe.

31. March 2021

CEC and COMECE share a message of hope for Easter amid Covid-19

Press Release, 31/01/2021

In a joint message for the upcoming Easter, the Conference of European Churches (CEC) together with the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) affirm sheer hope in Christ’s resurrection in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. Addressing all people in Europe, especially the poor and the most vulnerable, CEC President Rev. Christian Krieger and COMECE President H. Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ issued the following message on 31 March.

26. March 2021

Webinar “Spirituality, Sustainability and Style”

Event, 26/03/2021

COMECE and the Pontifical Council for Culture are pleased to invite you to join a webinar on the New European Bauhaus initiative of the European Commission. The event will take place in a digital format on Thursday 15 April 2021, from 17:00 to 19:10 (CEST).

24. March 2021

COMECE welcomes the European Commission’s Action Plan on the Social Pillar: “A step for a more inclusive and fairer EU”

Webnews, 24/03/2021

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) welcomes the long-awaited Action Plan delivered by the European Commission in March 2021 to further implement the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR). EU Bishops: “It is an important step to build a more inclusive and fairer European Union”.

19. March 2021

2021 Spring COMECE Assembly - Catholic Church and EU Commission: “facing this historic period together”

Press Release, 19/03/2021

Participating in the Spring Assembly of EU Bishops held online on 17-18 March 2021, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas acknowledged the Church’s commitment to the promotion of the European project, and conveyed willingness to move the EU-Churches Article 17 TFEU dialoguetowards policy-based exchanges.

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