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22. October 2018

Colombian Church delegation: “the EU contribution strengthened the legitimacy of the peace process”

Webnews, 22/10/2018

The president of the Colombian Catholic Bishops’ Conference officially met with high-level EU officials on 10-11 October 2018 and exchanged views on the ongoing peace process in Colombia addressing the next steps towards the reconciliation of the country.

09. October 2018

Migration, addressing its root causes while protecting migrants

Webnews, 09/10/2018

During the international conference on “Religious freedom and development cooperation to reduce the causes for migration” on 17 September 2018, COMECE stressed the primary right of every human person to live in dignity in his home country without being forced to move.

03. October 2018
A man waves a national flag during the 'March For Life' March 8 in Bogota, Colombia. The event supported peace negotiations between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. (CNS photo/John Vizcaino, Reuters) See COLOMBIA-VATICAN

Colombian Church delegation to visit Brussels to exchange on peace process

Event, 11/10/2018

The presidency of the Colombian Catholic Bishops’ Conference will officially visit Brussels on 10-11 October 2018 to exchange with high-level EU officials on the current situation in Colombia. A press point will be held at COMECE on 11 October 2018 at 15:00.

01. October 2018

COMECE contribution to the 2018 Fundamental Rights Forum

Webnews 01/10/2018

In the Fundamental Rights Forum organised by EU Agency for Fundamental Rights on the topic of “Belonging”, COMECE emphasised the specific contribution of Churches in the human rights domain.

27. September 2018

Pan-Amazon Church delegation met with EU officials

Webnews, 27/09/2018

In preparations for the 2019 Pan-Amazon Synod, a Church delegation from the region met on 20 September 2018 in Brussels with high-level EU officials to promote Amazonia’s indigenous peoples’ dignity and rights.

19. September 2018

Road Safety, COMECE launches video campaign

Webnews, 19/09/2018

On the occasion of the European Day Without A Road Death, Catholic bishops launch a video campaign promoting responsibility on the road in order to reduce the number of accidents in the EU.

10. September 2018

70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Webnews, 12/09/2018

On September 10th, 2018, COMECE participated in a high-level Colloquium celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights organised by the Holy See at the Council of Europe.

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