13 May 2022

STATEMENT | EU Bishops on EuropeDay: “peace and stronger citizens’ participation”

09/05 - COMECE President Cardinal Hollerich praised the Conference on the Future of Europe and expressed hopes for further initiatives promoting citizens’ participation in shaping the EU. The Cardinal also restated the Catholic Church’s commitment to continue being a faithful and honest companion of the EU project. On future EU membership: “Ukraine and all other European countries that have applied, need a credible accession perspective”.
Press Release | Statement

INVITATION | 5th European Laudato Si’ Reflection Day to be held on 17 May 2022

Schermata 2022-04-29 alle 16.49.49
29/04 - The European Laudato Si’ Alliance (ELSiA) is pleased to invite you to the 5th Laudato Si’ Reflection Day to be held online on Tuesday 17 May 2022 from 9:30 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 18:00 (CEST). The theme of this year’s gathering is “Two Generations, One Journey”.
Press Release | Registration

INVITATION | Chapel for Europe's event on the War in Ukraine

10/05 - The Chapel for Europe organises an interactive conference on the possible European response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The event includes the participation of Vice-Presidents of the European Commission and of the European Parliament, Margaritis Schinas and Othmar Karas. The conference will take place on Tuesday 17 May 2022 at 19:00 (CEST). Click here to register

NEWS | COMECE Commission on EU External Affairs. Focus: implication of the Russian war in Ukraine

Schermata 2022-05-13 alle 16.25.02
12/05 - The COMECE Commission on EU External Affairs gathered in Brussels to discuss the challenges posed by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and its implications for Europe and the world. The event was presided by H.E. Mgr. Rimantas Norvila. The members of this Commission are experts nominated by the EU Bishops’ Conferences. Photo gallery

PHOTO | Meeting of the COMECE Youth Platform

10/05 - The COMECE Youth Platform gathered on video conference to discuss its involvement in the Youth Net to be launched in the next months as a consultative body for the EU Bishops' Conferences.


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