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12. April 2018

COMECE takes a stand on “Fake News”

Webnews, 12/04/2018

In continuity with Pope Francis’ recent condemnation of fake news as a tool to isolate, divide, and oppose people, and ultimately to hinder dialogue, COMECE participated to the Public consultation on fake news and online disinformation carried out by the European Commission with the aim of developing an effective strategy tackling the phenomenon.

11. April 2018

COMECE Legal Affairs Commission: update on data protection and non-discrimination

Webnews, 11/04/2018

The COMECE Legal Affairs Commission - an instrument of exchange among national Church experts and dialogue with the EU institutions - gathered on March 20th 2018 under the Presidency of Mgr. Hoogenboom to debate on number of topics relevant to the status of Churches in the Member States (Article 17(1) TFEU).

04. April 2018

EP Conference on "Religious rituals and fundamental rights"

Event, 10/04/2018

Following the latest developments concerning circumcision and kosher meat processing across Europe, COMECE, together with the European Jewish Community Center (EJCC) and other partners, co-organises the Conference on “Religious Rituals and Fundamental Rights”. The event will take place in the European Parliament (Room A5H-1) on April 10th, 2018, from 16h00 to 18h00, and will be hosted by the EPP Group Interreligious and intercultural dialogue.

26. March 2018

COMECE contribution in view of the next Multiannual financial framework

Webnews, 26/03/2018

COMECE contributed to five public consultations launched by the EU Commission in preparation of the Multiannual financial framework post 2020.

20. March 2018
Energy efficiency, Laying of double glazing frames

European Labour “Authority”, a new agency to promote workers’ rights?

Webnews, 20/03/2018

COMECE welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to propose a European Labour “Authority” to strengthen the rights of almost 17 million European citizens working in another EU country.

15. March 2018

Former COMECE Vice-President Mgr. Ya­nes dies in Zaragoza

Press Release, 15/02/2018

Archbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Mgr. Elías Ya­nes Álva­rez, died on Friday 9th of March 2018 at the age of 90.

08. March 2018

Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich S.J. elected new President of COMECE

Press Release, 08/03/2018

His Excellency Mgr. Jean-Claude Hollerich S.J., Archbishop of Luxembourg, has been elected today President of COMECE by the Delegates of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union for a 5 years mandate. In the same election, four Vice-Presidents were also elected: Mgr. Noel Treanor (Ireland), Mgr. Mariano Crociata (Italy), Mgr. Jan Vokal (Czech Republic), Mgr. Franz-Josef Overbeck (Germany).

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