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VIDEO | Webinar “Being a Christian in politics and society” is now available

Event "Being a Christian in politics and society”.

The video recording of the COMECE Youth Net webinar titled “Being a Christian in Politics and Society” is now publicly available for viewing on the COMECE YouTube channel. The video recording is available here. Held in March 2024 in view of the EU elections, the event aimed to explore the intersection of Christian values with political and societal engagement. The webinar featured the insightful contributions … Continue reading »

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EU Bishops to gather in Poland for COMECE Plenary Assembly on 17-19 April

Delegates from the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union will gather in Łomża, Poland, for the Spring COMECE Plenary Assembly on 17-19 April 2024. Marking 20 years after the big EU enlargement, the Assembly will delve into the voices of Central and Eastern Europe in light of the forthcoming European elections. The Assembly’s agenda includes three main sessions, focusing on the European Union’s integration process, … Continue reading »

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COMECE issues statement ahead of EP vote on the inclusion of abortion in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

Ahead of the vote by the European Parliament on the Resolution for the ‘Inclusion of the right to abortion in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights’ (2024/2655 RSP), scheduled for Thursday, 11 April 2024, the Presidency of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) has issued the following statement. Statement: EN | IT | FR | DE | ES | SK … Continue reading »

News

Delegation of the Mediterranean Youth Council visits COMECE, meets with EP President Metsola

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) welcomed a delegation from the Mediterranean Youth Council on Wednesday, 3 April 2024. This visit was part of the Council’s official two-day tour of the EU institutions in Brussels, which included a meeting with President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola. Interview with Mgr. Crociata | Video interview with Mgr. Crociata |Video interview with … Continue reading »

Event

EVENT | “Europe, a look at the origins, a vision for the future” – Book Presentation and Debate

Ahead of the European elections and the 20th anniversary of Poland’s accession to the European Union, COMECE invites you to a book presentation and public discussion. Join us for “Europe, a leap to the unknown: a look at the origins, a vision for the future. The Polish contribution to the European project”, taking place at the Secretariat of COMECE in Brussels, on Tuesday, 9 April 2024, at 18:00 … Continue reading »

Event

EVENT | Webinar on Religious Heritage, “a driver for a more sustainable and inclusive society”

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) is delighted to invite you to the online conference “Religious Heritage: an overlooked driver for a more sustainable and inclusive society”, to be held on Thursday, 11 April 2024, from 11:00 to 12:30 (CET). Register now! The event is organised in the context of the New European Bauhaus Festival 2024 and will showcase a … Continue reading »

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Churches affirm their role in shaping Europe’s future ahead of EU elections

Churches affirm their role in shaping Europe’s future ahead of EU elections. Heads of four European organisations, representing diverse Christian Churches and entities, have issued a joint declaration ahead of the 2024 European elections, affirming their commitment to work together with the European institutions, MEP candidates and political parties to promote a positive European agenda that takes its inspiration from Christian values, also strengthening Article … Continue reading »

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🇪🇺 INITIATIVE | COMECE unveils ‘Catholic Toolkit for Young Europeans’ ahead of 2024 EU elections

As the 2024 European elections approach, COMECE releases the ‘Catholic Toolkit for Young Europeans’ on Monday, 18 March 2024. This comprehensive toolkit aims to empower young people across Europe to actively engage in the democratic process, guided by the principles of Catholic Social Teaching. Download the toolkit [online – printable] Developed by the COMECE Youth Platform, which brings together Catholic youth organizations active at the … Continue reading »

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🔴 STATEMENT | EU Bishops in view of the 2024 elections: “For a responsible vote promoting Christian values and the European project”

In view of the elections for the European Parliament to be held on 6-9 June 2024, the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) issues on Wednesday, 13 March 2024, a statement inviting all citizens, especially Catholics, to prepare for the elections and vote responsibly “promoting Christian values and the European project”. Download the Statement: EN | IT | FR | ES … Continue reading »

Invitation

EVENT | COMECE Youth Net invites you to participate in the webinar “Being a Christian in politics and society”

Event "Being a Christian in politics and society”.

The Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) cordially invites you to participate in the dialogue webinar titled “Being a Christian in politics and society”. Organised by the COMECE Youth Net in view of the EU elections, this webinar will take place on Thursday, 14 March 2024. Click here to register The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, 14 March 2024, from 17:30 … Continue reading »