It is not lawful to take anyone’s life ! | 3rd meeting of the Legal advisers of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe

Luxembourg, 10-12 December 2017 Luxembourg, 11 December 2017 – “The Church in the Eurpean nations does not want to fall into the sin of omission and indifference, neglecting its pastoral responsibilities and remaining a simple spectator at an on-going process led by some political leaders, but feels the duty to make its Christian contribution to…

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(Re)thinking Europe | High-level Church and EU political representatives will meet at Holy See

Hundreds of high-level Church and EU political representatives, together with other grassroots actors, will meet in the Vatican to contribute to a constructive reflection on the fundamental challenges facing the European project. Organised by the Holy See and COMECE – the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the EU – (Re)thinking Europe will take place…

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COMECE: British and Irish Bishops on Brexit

During their Plenary Assembly, the COMECE Bishops had an exchange on the outcome and consequences of the referendum in the United Kingdom. Bishop William Kenney, delegate of the England and Wales Bishops’ Conference, explained that since the outcome of the Brexit referendum ‘there is very little clarity as to what is going to happen or…

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COMECE welcomes the new EU Global Strategy

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini presented yesterday to the European leaders at their Summit in Brussels the new Global Strategy for the EU´s Foreign and Security Policy. COMECE, who actively participated in the reflection process, welcomes the document and hopes for its proper and effective implementation. Despite a packed crisis agenda at the EU Summit,…

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