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02. April 2020

“Let us remain united” - Churches call for commitment to common European values amidst Covid-19

Press Release, 02/04/2020

As COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact Europe and the world, presidents of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) have issued a joint call stressing the importance of unity, calling all Churches, communities and political leaders “to show our commitment to European values”.

27. March 2020

Job Vacancy: COMECE is looking for a Policy Advisor for Social and Economic Affairs

Announcement, 27/03/2020

COMECE is seeking to appoint a Policy Advisor for Economic and Social Affairs. This is a full-time position (38 hours/week) under a contract of indefinite duration (Belgian CDI).

25. March 2020

New technologies, “Rome call for Artificial Intelligence ethics”

Webnews, 25/03/2020

“The scope and acceleration of the transformations of the digital era have in fact raised unforeseen problems and situations that challenge our individual and collective ethos, stated Pope Francis in his message addressed to the participants of the international workshop “The ‘good’ algorithm? Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, Law, Health”.

18. March 2020

COMECE Legal Affairs Commission: focus on new EU dossiers

Webnews, 18/03/2020

The COMECE Legal Affairs Commission gathered experts from EU Bishops’ Conferences on Thursday 5 March 2020 in order to address current EU legal matter of particular relevance for the Church.

13. March 2020

Covid-19 outbreak: COMECE cancels its Spring Assembly and postpones its 40th anniversary celebration

Press Release, 13/03/2020

The COMECE Spring Assembly and the reception for the celebration of COMECE’s 40th anniversary are cancelled in line with the “social distancing” precautious measures recommended by the health authorities to limit the spread of the “Covid-19” virus.

12. March 2020

Coronavirus, COMECE and CCEE Presidents raise a common prayer to God

Press Release, 12/03/2020

In response to the difficult time communities all over the world are facing due to the Covid-19 virus outbreak, H.Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ and H.Em. Card. Angelo Bagnasco, respectively Presidents of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and of the Council of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (CCEE), raise a common prayer to God for help, comfort and salvation.

10. March 2020

COMECE presents recommendations for a more inclusive EU Youth & Education Programmes

Webnews, 10/03/2020

COMECE presented its recommendation paper on “Inclusive Youth and Education Programme” during a working lunch held in Brussels on Wednesday 4 March 2020 and organized by the COMECE’S Youth Platform member, Don Bosco Youth-Net, together with Caritas Germany and the Bavarian Youth Council.

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