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The lecture hall where Pope Francis delivered his "Address to the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences  of the European Community"

The lecture hall where Pope Francis delivered his "Address to the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community"

Pope's at "(Re)Thinking Europe Conference": Full text

28/10/2017 18:42

Full text of Pope Francis' remarks at the conference on "(Re)Thinking Europe: a Christian Contribution to the Future of the European Project"

 

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.

A man pushes a wheel burrow with recycled items through the streets of a European capital

A man pushes a wheel burrow with recycled items through the streets of a European capital

Pope Francis backs International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17/10/2017 16:01

On Sunday Pope Francis reminded the crowds that on Tuesday, 17th October, we mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. One organization that is marking the International occurrence is Caritas Europa with a call to leaders to ensure that no one is left under the poverty line.

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.

Pope Francis with members of the presidency of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences

Pope Francis with members of the presidency of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences

Pope sends message to Council of European Bishops' Conferences

28/09/2017 16:30

Pope Francis has sent a message to participants in the plenary assembly of the Council of European Bishops Conferences (CCEE), encouraging them to continue promoting initiatives of solidarity and fraternity.

 

Pope Francis in Lampedusa

Pope Francis speaks with migrants on the Italian island of Lampedusa during his first pastoral visit in July 2013

Pope to EU Churches: Combat intolerance against migrants

22/09/2017 12:46

In a meeting organised by the Council of European Bishops Conference, Pope Francis urges Churches in Europe to step up efforts to combat intolerance, discrimination and xenophobia against migrants and refugees

The Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv (file photo)

The Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Kyiv. On Thursday the USCCB announced it was sending aid to a number of Churches in Central Europe, including funding to support priests and religious in war-torn eastern Ukraine.

USCCB approves aid to Church in Central and Eastern Europe

28/07/2017 16:16

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central and Eastern Europe approved over $4.8 million in funding for 206 projects in 22 countries in Central and Eastern Europe.