The General Secretaries of the Bishops’ Conferences of the EU gathered today at COMECE in order to exchange on EU key topics, which are of specific interest of Churches in the European Union, as well as for the around 60% of EU citizens that the Catholic Church gathers.
Following the designation of 2018 as European year of cultural heritage by the EU, COMECE organises the conference "Promoting the Christian Heritage of Europe". The event will take place at COMECE Secretariat on Wednesday 31st of January 2018 from 9:30 to 16:30.
Peter Sutherland died in Dublin on Sunday 7 January 2018 at the age of 71. Former EU-Commissioner and Director of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Mr. Sutherland was a good and close friend of COMECE since his time in Brussels working for the European Commission.