Saturday 23. March 2019
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22. March 2019

COMECE President in Washington DC to promote “Integral Ecology”

Webnews, 22/03/2019

Mgr. Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., President of COMECE participated in an international conference on “Integral Ecology” organised at the Georgetown University in preparation of the Pan-Amazon Synod. Mgr. Hollerich called for ensuring accountability of the private sector with regard to legal, social and environmental standards.

14. March 2019
Jean-Claude Juncker, H.E.Mgr.Hollerichj

COMECE Spring Assembly: EC President Juncker in dialogue with EU Bishops

Press Release, 14/03/2019

On the occasion of the 2019 COMECE Spring Assembly, EU Bishops received today, Thursday 14 March, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission. Together they urged all citizens to engage into the European political debate and vote with responsibility to protect and promote the common good.

07. March 2019

COMECE Plenary Assembly - European Bishops to meet ahead of the 2019 EU elections

Press Release, 07/03/2019

Delegates of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union will gather in Brussels on 13-15 March to participate in the 2019 COMECE Spring Plenary Assembly, with the announced participation of Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission.

27. February 2019

COMECE welcomes some new EP steps towards a stronger transparency

Webnews, 27/02/2019

The European Parliament recently introduced new internal rules concerning transparency in its interaction with "interest representatives". The changes entered into force on 11 February 2019.

 

21. February 2019

Holy See’s Undersecretary Fr. Czerny presents the "Pastoral Orientations on human trafficking" at the European Parliament

Webnews, 20/02/2019

Fr. Michael Czerny, S.J., Under-Secretary of the Migrants & Refugees Section (Holy See), presented the Church’s "Pastoral Orientations on human trafficking" during a meeting organised at the European Parliament by COMECE and Don Bosco International.

14. February 2019

EU Bishops launch statement in view of the 2019 EU Elections

Press Release, 14/02/2019

European Bishops are publishing today the statement “Rebuilding community in Europe”, calling all EU citizens to engage in the political process, to exercise their discernment and to vote at the 2019 European elections, further building together the European project.

12. February 2019

Legal Affairs Commission: Article 17 and Fundamental Rights under the spotlight

Webnews, 12/02/2019

The COMECE Legal Affairs Commission met on 7 February 2019 to discuss some current legal topics of interest for the Church, including the implementation of Article 17 TFEU and the need for the EU and its Member states to better promote and protect Fundamental Rights.

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