The pope, the bishops and Europe's new lease on life
The leadership groups of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE) and the Council of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (CCEE) met Pope Francis this week.
It has been a particularly “European” week for Pope Francis including his May 16 and 17 meetings with the leadership groups of the various institutions representing the bishops of the European continent.
The pope on Tuesday, May 16, met at his Santa Marta Residence with the Permanent Committee of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE).
This body comprises delegates from the bishops conferences of the member countries of the European Union.