Sunday 28. November 2021
Our Member Bishops

COMECE, the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union, is made up of Bishops delegated by the Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of the 27 Member States of the European Union. A single Bishop represents Denmark, Sweden, and Finland.


COMECE holds two meetings of the Plenary Assembly each year, which set out the main lines of its work. The Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union participates in these meetings. A seminal issue of the European integration process provides the core theme of each meeting.


The COMECE Standing Committee is composed of the President, four Vice-Presidents and the General Secretary. Currently its members are:


List of our Member Bishops per country in alphabetical order:


Bishop Franz-Josef Overbeck

Bishop of Essen and Military Bishop



Bishop Lodewijk Aerts

Bishop of Bruges


Bishop Vjekoslav Huzjak

Bishop of Bjelovar-Križevci


Bishop Manuel Nin O.S.B

Apostolic Exarch to the Greek Byzantine Catholic Church


Bishop Czeslaw Kozon
Bishop of Copenhagen

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