Friday 20. September 2019
latest press releases
09. September 2019

Dialogue for Democracy: The contribution of interreligious youth work projects to social cohesion in Europe

Lunch Event, 09/09/2019

Together with the Bavarian Youth Council (BJR), COMECE organises on Tuesday 24 September 2019 a lunch debate to discuss the contribution of interreligious youth exchanges to strengthening and building trust in democracy in Europe.

02. September 2019

Mgr. Hollerich to be created Cardinal by Pope Francis

Press Release, 02/09/2019

Fr. Manuel Barrios Prieto, new General Secretary of COMECE, expresses great joy on behalf of COMECE Bishops and staff for the recent announcement given by Pope Francis on the forthcoming appointment of Mgr. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, Archbishop of Luxembourg and President of COMECE, as Cardinal.

26. August 2019

COMECE meets with indigenous leader ahead of the Pan-Amazon Synod

Webnews, 26/08/2019

On Friday 5thJuly 2019 COMECE welcomed Mr. Adriano Karipuna, indigenous leader from the Brazilian Amazon region, to discuss the challenges faced by local communities and to gather views ahead of the Bishop’s Synod for the Amazon, which will take place in Rome on 6-27 October 2019.

20. August 2019

Laudato Si‘: good practices of a spiritual and ecological conversion

Webnews, 20/08/2019

In Spring 2019 COMECE and its partners organised the Second European Laudato Si’ Reflection Day to sharpen the view on what is necessary and possible to do in order to facilitate the ecological conversion described in Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter “Laudato Si’”.

12. August 2019
Pope Francis walks with World Youth Day pilgrims as he arrives for a July 30 prayer vigil at the Field of Mercy in Krakow, Poland. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-POLAND-WYD-VIGIL July 30, 2016.

COMECE encourages the EU to empower young people

Webnews, 12/08/2019

On the occasion of the 2019 International Youth Day, COMECE calls the EU to implement youth policies reducing the forms of youth exclusions, and empowering young people at all levels of economic, social and political life.

07. August 2019

COMECE reflects on future priorities for the Eastern partnership

Webnews, 07/08/2019

In the context of the 10th anniversary of EU’s partnership with its six Eastern neighbouring countries, COMECE will address the future priorities of this policy framework during the Autumn meeting of its Commission on EU External Affairsdiscussing ways to empower youth, families and local communities.

01. August 2019

COMECE advocates for humane treatment in irregular migrants’ return process

Webnews, 01/08/2019

In the context of the reform of the EU Return Directive, COMECE calls for human-centered policies including the fundamental rights protection of irregular migrants at all stages of their return, the implementation of alternatives to detention, the full respect of the principle of non-refoulment and the prioritisation of voluntary return.

Press contact:

Alessandro Di Maio

Press & Communications Officer E-mail contact Tel.: +32 (0) 2 235 05 15
Contact us
19, Square de Meeûs
B-1050 Bruxelles
T + 32(0)2 235 05 10
Display:
http://www.comece.eu/