Sunday 5. December 2021

Reconciliation over the war graves

Martin Maier sj

Ahead of the upcoming COMECE Plenary Assembly, the bishops will gather in Verdun on 11 November to commemorate the dead of the First World War and to pray for peace.

Europe and the world engage in thoughtful debate in Prague

Forum 2000

25 years after the fall of the Iron Curtain, Prague, the capital city of the Velvet Revolution, has become the place for people to reflect on peace, democracy and citizenship.

The International Summer School – a place of change


For the ninth time in a row, COMECE has helped to organise the “Graz International Summer School Seggau” (GUSEGG) in Austria. The main theme of this year’s event was ‘transformation’.

A European cultural Summer

Patrick H. Daly

Can cultural exchange and open, honest dialogue about our faith-inspired convictions draw us together rather than drive us apart ?

We have a dream

Church in Europe

With the dream that inspired the founders of the European Community very much in mind, the two general secretaries of COMECE and Caritas Europa chat about the European project.

In memoriam Gabor Tegyey sj

Church in Europe

The former Director of the then OCIPE - Office catholique d’information et d’initiatives pour l’Europe –died at the age of 83.

The Sternsinger carol singers stand up for child refugees in the European Parliament

Church in Europe

More than 20 million of the world’s refugees are children and young people. They were the focus of the 56th “Three Kings” carol-singing event, which included visits by the Sternsinger carol singers to the European Parliament and COMECE.

The Central African Republic: an eye-witness reports

Church in Europe

Seleka, the sango word for ‘Union’ is the name adopted by the union of various rebel movements who seized power in the Central African Republic (CAR) by storming the Presidential Palace on 24 March 2013.

Europe: “Everything starts with trust!"

Church in Europe

The more that Europeans can rely on decisions being respected in Europe, the greater the trust that can be regained.

What will become of Syria?


A syrian priest reports back on the situation in the country.

The appeal to the “soul of Europe”

European Union

A metaphor, a misunderstanding, and their consequences.


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