Category Archives: Policy Areas

Press Release

High-Level Meeting of EU and Religious Leaders | COMECE shares perspectives on the impacts of the war in Ukraine

COMECE participates in the High-Level Meeting of EU and Religious Leaders hosted by the European Commission on Friday 27 January 2023 to share perspectives on how to address the wide-ranging consequences of the war in Ukraine in the European Union. Cardinal Hollerich: “the contribution of Churches is and should be considered an essential ingredient for advancing in EU policies promoting the common good”. H.E. Mgr. … Continue reading »

Event

COMECE and partners organise webinar on the Brumadinho disaster and the EU due diligence law

On the occasion of the 4th anniversary of the Brumadinho dam collapse, COMECE and its partners organise on Friday 20 January 2023 at 17:00 (CET) an online event to show closeness to all those who have been affected and to highlight the need for EU and international legislators to oblige companies to identify and address dangerous risks across the global value chain. The webinar will … Continue reading »

News

Holy Mass in memory of late EP President David Sassoli

On the occasion of the first anniversary since the passing of the late President of the European Parliament David Sassoli, COMECE, together with the Apostolic Nunciature to the EU and the Italian Catholic community in Belgium, celebrated on Wednesday 11 January 2023 a commemorative Holy Mass at the Church of Our Lady of Victories of the Sablon in Brussels. The service was presided by Mgr. Hrvoje Škrlec, Chargé d’Affaires … Continue reading »

News

COMECE, FAFCE and DBI publish their contribution on the European Year of Skills 2023

In the context of its advocacy on Education and Training, COMECE publishes on Wednesday 11 January 2023 its Contribution to the European Commission’s consultation on the European Year of Skills. The policy paper encourages the European Commission to embed a human-centred, integral and inclusive approach to its proposal. Read the document Officially announced in von der Leyen’s speech on the State of the Union in … Continue reading »

Invitation

Holy Mass to remember late EP President David Sassoli to be held on Wednesday 11 January in Brussels

On the occasion of the first anniversary since the passing of the late President of the European Parliament David Sassoli, the First Vice-President of COMECE, H.E. Mgr. Mariano Crociata, recalls the importance of his work for the common good in Europe. A commemorative Holy Mass is to be celebrated on Wednesday 11 January in Brussels. “President Sassoli is a figure destined to leave a profound … Continue reading »

Press Release

COMECE-CEC Christmas message for peace in Ukraine and beyond

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) highlight a message of love, hope and peace this Christmas, for Ukraine and beyond. Addressing all churches and people across the continent celebrating Christmas in diverse traditions, COMECE President H. Em. Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ and CEC President Rev. Christian Krieger have issued the following message and prayer on Friday … Continue reading »