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Francis Campbell and Bishop Noel Treanor at the Comece meeting in the Vatican

Francis Campbell and Bishop Noel Treanor at the Comece meeting in the Vatican

Europe, Christianity and Brexit

30/10/2017 11:29

A three-day conference on the theme of “(Re)Thinking Europe —  A Christian Contribution to the Future of the European Project,” concluded on Sunday with participants attending Mass at St Peter’s Basilica.

Pope Francis. On Saturday, the Holy Father addressed a conference on "(Re)Thinking Europe"

Pope Francis. On Saturday, the Holy Father addressed a conference on "(Re)Thinking Europe - a Christian Contribution to the Future of the European Project," sponsored by COMECE.

Pope on Christians' contribution to the future of Europe

28/10/2017 17:53

Pope Francis spoke on the Christian contribution to the future of Europe, at a conference entitled "(Re)Thinking Europe," sponsored by the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Community. 

Participants attending COMECE Rethinking Europe meeting in the Vatican

Participants attending COMECE Rethinking Europe meeting in the Vatican

EU Parliament VP on Europe and dialogue

28/10/2017 16:22

 Political and religious leaders have gathered in the Vatican this weekend to participate in an dialogue on Europe.

The three day event entitled “Rethinking Europe” has been organised by COMECE, the Brussels-based Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Community.

Pope Francis delivers his speech at the European Parliament on 25 November 2014

Pope Francis delivers his speech at the European Parliament on 25 November 2014

Vatican to host high-level Forum on challenges facing the EU

14/10/2017 15:05

“Rethinking Europe” is the title of a high-level Forum of Dialogue, from 27 to 29 October, which aims to discuss the main challenges of the European Union and the ways the Church can support the European project in a moment in which Europe itself seems to be at a crossroads.
 
 

 

Pope Francis meets with EU leaders

Pope Francis meets with European Union leaders at a March 2017 summit in the Vatican marking the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome

COMECE to hold Vatican conference on 'Rethinking Europe'

10/10/2017 16:19

‘Rethinking Europe’ is the title of a three day conference taking place at the end of October, bringing political and religious leaders together for an in-depth dialogue in the Vatican.

Surviving immigrants of Saturday’s tragedy in the Mediterranean arrive in the Italian port of Catania.  Over 800 people are feared dead.

Surviving immigrants of Saturday’s tragedy in the Mediterranean arrive in the Italian port of Catania. Over 800 people are feared dead in the disaster.

Cardinal Marx: Europe cannot "remain unmoved" over migrant deaths

22/04/2015 08:37

(Vatican Radio) Cardinal Reinhard Marx has said the European Union “cannot remain unmoved” by the tragedy of over 800 migrants drowning on Saturday, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean seeking a better life in Europe.

A boat with migrants arrives in Lampedusa

A boat with migrants arrives in Lampedusa

EU bishops call for greater political will to solve refugee crisis

10/02/2015 12:52

European Bishops have deplored the “unacceptable loss of life” of at least 29 migrants by hypothermia in the Mediterranean Seaand and are calling for “greater clarity and greater political will among all of the EU member states on an acceptable resolution of the refugee crisis”.