Thursday 3. December 2020
28. October 2020
October 28, 2017 : Pope Francis attends to the dialogue (Re) Thinking Europe A Christian contribution to the future of Project Europe, at new synod hall in the Vatican.

COMECE Assembly to gather with Cardinal Parolin in light of Pope’s recent message on Europe

Press Release, 28/10/2020

“I dream of a Europe that is a family and a community, a Europe that is a friend to each and all, a Europe that is inclusive and generous. Europe, find yourself! Be yourself!”, writes Pope Francis on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of COMECE and on the eve of the Assembly of EU Bishops which is starting today.

27. October 2020

Churches-EU Dialogue: Ecumenical delegation meets online with German EU Presidency

Press Release, 27/10/2020

An ecumenical delegation of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) had an online meeting on Tuesday 27 October 2020 with Michael Roth, Minister of State for Europe at the German Federal Foreign Office, to exchange on the priorities of the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

27. October 2020

Mass for Europe cancelled due to new Covid-19 measures in Brussels

Press Release, 27/10/2020

In consideration of the sanitary measures recently adopted by the authorities of the Brussels Region to prevent the further spread of Covid-19, we regret to inform you that the Mass for Europe is cancelled.

23. October 2020

COMECE invites you to participate in the Mass for Europe

Invitation, 23/10/2020

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of COMECE, we warmly invite you to participate in the Mass for Europe, to be celebrated at the Église Saint-Dominique, Brussels, on Wednesday 28 October 2020 at 19h00.

22. October 2020

COMECE on Covid-19 vaccines: “vulnerable people and health workers should come first”

Press Release, 22/10/2020

“Future Covid-19 vaccines should be available, affordable and accessible, especially for elderly people, ill persons and health workers”. This is one of the messages sent to the EU and its Member States by the Assembly of the COMECE Working Group on Ethics, which gathered in video conference on Thursday 1 October 2020 to exchange on the “Ethical challenges of Europe in times of the Covid-19 pandemic”.

20. October 2020

‘Fratelli tutti’, an invaluable tool to assess EU policies

Webnews, 20/10/2020

“Pope Francis invites all of us, people and institutions, to give our own contribution to build a better, just and peaceful post-Covid19 world with more fraternity and social friendship”, states Fr. Manuel Barrios Prieto, General Secretary of COMECE, commenting ‘Fratelli tutti’, Pope Francis’ third Encyclical Letter signed on Saturday 3 October 2020 on the tomb of Saint Francis of Assisi.

16. October 2020

Statement of the Secretary General of COMECE on the eve of the EU Anti-Trafficking Day

Press Release, 16/10/2020

Trafficking in persons and other contemporary forms of enslavement are a worldwide problem that needs to be taken seriously by the international community. It represents one of the most dramatic manifestations of the commercialization of the other, a crime that disfigures both the victims as well as those who carry it out, and a source of shame for humanitythat our authorities and societies must no longer tolerate, as Pope Francis has emphasized.

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