COMECE issues statement ahead of EP vote on the inclusion of abortion in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights


Ahead of the vote by the European Parliament on the Resolution for the ‘Inclusion of the right to abortion in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights’ (2024/2655 RSP), scheduled for Thursday, 11 April 2024, the Presidency of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) has issued the following statement.

President’s message for Holy Easter 2024


FEAMC President Vincenzo Defilippis message for Easter 2024. “If we are, as doctors and as Christians, authentic servants of life, we stand with Mary at the foot of the Cross that afflicts humanity today: the victims of wars and persecutions, the migrants who die with difficulty on sea and land, the hungry and abandoned, the “discards” of our societies.”

“Celebrating ability: investing in and accompanying children and adults with Down syndrome and their families”

Roman Curia

On 21 March 2024, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations held a side event together with the Center for Family and Human Rights entitled “Celebrating Ability: Investing in and Accompanying Children and Adults with Down Syndrome and their Families,” at UN Headquarters in New York during the Commission on the Status of Women.