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18. May 2018

Vatican, Pope Francis receives COMECE New Presidency

Press Release, 18/05/2018

Pope Francis received the newly elected COMECE Standing Committee today 18 May, 2018, in the Vatican City. The audience gave the possibility to Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, President of COMECE, to present to the Holy Father current points of dialogue between Bishops’ Conferences and political authorities of the EU.

16. May 2018

EU-ACP partnership, COMECE gathers religious actors and policy-makers

Webnews, 16/05/2018

COMECE hosted a dialogue meeting between faith-based actors and policy-makers in preparation of the upcoming negotiations on the future cooperation between the EU and the ACP countries.

14. May 2018

COMECE participation to the Katholikentag

Webnews, 14/05/2018

Approximately two-thousands people attended the flagship event on the future of Europe entitled “In Diversity divided”, co-organised by COMECE, together with Renovabis and the Catholic Social Science Centre (KSZ), on 11 May 2018 in Münster, Germany.

08. May 2018

Church-EU Dialogue: COMECE meets with the Bulgarian EU Presidency

Press Release, 08/05/2018

A delegation from COMECE, together with CEC, met in Sofia on 8 May with the Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister, Ekaterina Zakharieva, to exchange views on the priorities of the Bulgarian EU Council Presidency.

03. May 2018

COMECE contribution in view of the EU-Western Balkans Summit

Webnews, 03/05/2018

Following the recently published “EU Strategy for the Western Balkans”, the EU perspective of the Western Balkans seems to be gaining new momentum. The political representatives of the 28 Member States will meet their Western Balkans counterparts at the Summit in Sofia on 17 May 2018, the first of its kind in 15 years.

26. April 2018

Cardinal Bassetti’s first official visit to the EU: a sign of courage and hope

Webnews, 26/04/2018

“I dream of a new Europe based on solidarity and courage, capable of being a common home for everyone”, stated H. Em. Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti during his first official visit to the EU institutions as President of the Italian Bishops’ Conference (CEI) on 22-25 April.

19. April 2018

President of COMECE Hollerich meets EU Commission President Juncker

Press Release, 19/04/2018

COMECE President, Archbishop of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Hollerich S.J., met yesterday, 18 April 2018, with Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EU Commission.

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