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05. November 2021

Slovenian EU Presidency: European Church delegation meets with Prime Minister Janez Janša

Press Release, 05/11/2021

An ecumenical delegation, representing the Commission Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union of the (COMECE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC), met with the Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša on Friday 5 November 2021 in Ljubljana, to discuss the implementation of the Slovenian EU Presidency’s priorities.

29. October 2021

Join the webinar on “Listen to the Cry of the Poor in the context of COVID-19 and its recovery”

Invitation, 29/10/2021

On the occasion of the Fifth World Day of the Poor and following the launch of the statement on poverty by the COMECE Social Affairs Commission chaired by H.E. Mgr. Antoine Hérouard, COMECE is pleased to invite you to its online webinar “Listen to the Cry of the Poor in the context of COVID-19 and its recovery” to be held on Monday 15 November 2021, from 17:00 to 18:30 (CET).

29. October 2021

EU Bishops Assembly 2021 - Focus on the Conference of the Future of Europe: “It is vital to work for a Europe with a soul”

Press Release, 29/10/2021

The COMECE Autumn Assembly 2021 was held in Brussels on 27-28 October 2021 with a special focus on the Catholic contribution to the Conference on the Future of Europe and the role of the youth. Cardinal Hollerich: “A Europe with a soul would be able to face challenges with much more impetus.”

27. October 2021

The Catholic Church to the EU ahead of COP26: “Limiting global warming to 1.5°C is a profound moral imperative”

Press Release, 27/10/2020

In a letter addressed to all leaders of the European institutions participating in the upcoming COP26, the President of COMECE, Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, urges the European Union to play a leading role at the international level for a bold response to tackle the climate emergency: finding a pathway likely to respect the 1.5°C threshold for global warming is a profound moral imperative”.

21. October 2021
General view of the meeting

2021 COMECE Autumn Assembly: EU Bishops to discuss the contribution of the Catholic Church to the Conference on the Future of Europe

Press Release, 21/10/2021

Delegates of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union will participate in the COMECE Autumn Assembly to be held in a hybrid format on 27-28 October 2021, with the participation of Colin Scicluna, Head of cabinet of the Vice President of the European Commission in charge of Democracy and Demography, and Herman Van Rompuy, President emeritus of the European Council. The event will focus on the Conference on the Future of Europe and will include an exchange with young people.

20. October 2021

Mass for Europe in memory of former Nuncio to the EU, Mgr. Lebeaupin

Invitation, 20/10/2021

On the occasion of the 2021 COMECE Autumn Assembly, the Bishops of the European Union warmly invite you to participate in the Mass for Europe, to be celebrated in memory of H.E. Mgr. Alain Paul Lebeaupin, former Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union.

14. October 2021

COMECE releases recommendations to enhance the fight against poverty in the EU

Press Release, 14/10/2021

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) releases on Thursday 14 October 2021 the statement ‘Listen to the cry of the Poor in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and its recovery’, proposing some good practices and recommendations to the EU institutions on how to enhance the fight against poverty in Europe. Mgr. Hérouard: “We should aim at reducing marginalization and enhancing more integral inclusion.”

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