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Bishops of Europe pledge to maintain fraternity in face of Brexit crisis

“Brexit should never succeed in breaking the fraternity uniting us with our British brothers.”

2019.03.31.

COMECE reaffirms primacy of human person in response to robotisation

While robots in the workplace bring opportunities and advantages, the research team warns that the most vulnerable groups in society, particularly young people and the less well educated, will be adversely affected.

2019.02.05.

COMECE issues new reflection on the future of work

“The spread and use of new technologies has increased autonomy, but for many it has also led to an intensification of work, shrinking the space for life in family and society.”

2018.11.06.

European bishops stress importance of common free time in EU

Catholic Church and Trade Unions demonstrate how social, religious and civic engagement is declining in the EU due to the lack of “common free time and free Sundays”.  

2018.02.24.

Bishops visit EU in advance of Brexit

“Essentially we must always promote the human and insist that the human is put at the centre of the European project” – Bishop Nicholas Hudson.

2017.09.28.

“Uncertainty reigns in Ireland” over Brexit, European bishops told

Bishop Noel Treanor addresses autumn plenary assembly of the 27 bishops’ conferences of COMECE in Brussels on the possible impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

2016.11.01.

“Time has come for Europe to look ahead”: Cardinal Marx

COMECE president says the decision of the British electorate confronts the European Union and its Member States with questions about their goals and their tasks.

2016.06.28.

‘European project is not a monstrous bureaucracy’

Bishop of Down and Connor speaks in support of EU describing it as "a highly calibrated political architecture, unique on the face of the earth and in human history".

2016.06.21.

COMECE welcomes Pope’s speech on Europe

Pope Francis stressed the need to move away from a “liquid economy" to create dignified and well-paying jobs.

2016.05.09.

COMECE hails Pope’s ecumenical visit to Lesbos

Pope Francis says visit aims to “express closeness & solidarity" to the displaced & the citizens of Lesbos & the people of Greece "who are so generous in their welcome”.

2016.04.14.

Church leaders deeply saddened by Brussels attacks

"Let us pray that there can be an end to such terror attacks and hope for a future in which peace and security will prevail over violence & loss of human life."

2016.03.23.

Euthanasia is not palliative care: COMECE

“Intentionally bringing on the death of a patient, even if he asks for it, does not constitute caring for him.”

2016.03.11.

Europe needs to be constructive actor for peace

Peace and security policies were at the centre of the debate of the spring plenary assembly of COMECE's bishops in Brussels.

2016.03.07.

COMECE hails condemnation of ISIS genocide

“So-called ISIS/Da’ish is committing genocide against Christians and Yazidis and other religious and ethnic minorities."

2016.02.09.

‘Europe is a project of reconciliation not division’

President of the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), Cardinal Reinhard Marx comments on the Greek crisis.

2015.07.17.

VE Day reminds us of our responsibilities: COMECE

“The fact that we owe our freedom to others means that this commemoration brings us face to face with our own responsibilities. Freedom and responsibility are inseparable.”

2015.05.09.

Ruhama welcomes Bill criminalising buying of sex

Bill will hold sex buyers to account for their key role in fuelling organised crime and perpetrating abuse against victims of trafficking and exploitation.

2014.11.28.

Pope Francis to address European Parliament

“Pope is acknowledging unique significance of European institutions in life of our continent" - COMECE President.

2014.09.12.

Build a Union with solidarity at its heart: COMECE

Bishops warn election outcome will shape EU legislature for next half-decade.

2014.05.24.
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