📺 VIDEO | Apostolic Nuncio to the EU: “Politics thrives on dialogue”

The Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union, H.E. Mgr. Noël Treanor, participated in the St. Michael Annual Reception held in Berlin on Monday 4 September 2023 by the German Bishop Conference (DBK) and its liaison office in Berlin. The event featured the participation of the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Full video | Read statements

In his speech, the Apostolic Nuncio promoted the “art of compromise” and called for the protection of democracy. “Politics thrives on vital discussions, impressive rhetoric and different assessments”, Mgr. Treanor stated.

The President of DBK, H.E. Georg Bätzing, highlighted that in view of the many current and future challenges, the Church must find new ways to accompany people, offering orientation and promoting a community in faith.

The full video of the event is available here. The speeches of the participants are available here.

Mgr. Noël Treanor is the Apostolic Nuncio to the European Union since November 2022, when he was appointed by the Holy Father.