The first Laudato Si' Reflection Day took place in Brussels on 6 June with more than 70 representatives of the European Bishops' Conferences, Catholic organisations and movements. Together they expressed their support for a sustainable financial system in Europe and the Church.
Following the recent EU-Western Balkans Summitand in view of the upcoming meeting of the European Council,COMECEand theEuropean Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftunginvite you to join a discussion entitled “Western Balkans and the EU: next steps…?”.
Together with the Catholic Centre for Social Science (KSZ), COMECE co-sponsors a 2-day reflection event“Populism and renationalisation – a test for Europe and its democracies” that will take placein Mönchengladbach, Germany, on 14-15 June 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.
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.
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.