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02. July 2020

The President of COMECE expresses solidarity to the Christian communities in Nigeria

Webnews, 02/07/2020

In a recent letter sent to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, H.Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, President of COMECE, expressed his solidarity to the Christian communities in the African country, who are “living a situation of continuous attacks by terrorists, insurgents and militias, that in some cases reaches levels of genuine criminal persecution”.

19. May 2020

COMECE calls the international community to stop the persecution of Christians in Nigeria

Webnews, 19/05/2020

In the context of the growing persecution against Christian communities in Nigeria, COMECE calls the EU, its Member States, as well as the entire international community, to increase their efforts in order to stop the violence in the African country, bring the criminals to justice, support the victims and promote dialogue and peace.

10. April 2020

“Light a candle on Easter Eve”: European Bishops call faithful to give a sign of hope

Press Release, 10/04/2020

In view of the upcoming Easter Sunday celebrations, H. Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ and H. Em. Card. Angelo Bagnasco, respectively Presidents of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and of the Council of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (CCEE), invite all Catholics to spread a message of hope by lighting a candle at their window on Easter eve.

06. April 2020

COMECE elaborates a list of main EU measures taken in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Webnews, 06/04/2020

On the occasion of the International Fact-checking Day (2 April) and in the context of COMECE’s commitment to counter fake news and disinformation, its Secretariat prepared a list of the main measures put forward in March 2020 by the EU institutions to fight the spreading of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and to support the people and economies of all EU Member States.

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