A high-level delegation of spiritual leaders from Ukraine visited the Secretariat of COMECE on Wednesday 15 June 2022 and exchanged with representatives of EU Church buildings and spiritual communities on views for peace of their war-torn nation and methods to assist the Ukrainian inhabitants. Photograph Gallery
The assembly was organised in collaboration with the EU workplace of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The delegation was acquired by Fr. Manuel Barrios Prieto, Normal Secretary of COMECE, along with H.E. Mgr. Franco Coppola, Apostolic Nuncio to Belgium and Luxembourg, in addition to representatives of Brussels-based Catholic organisations and of different spiritual communities.
Among the many members of the Ukrainian delegation had been His Beatitude Epiphanius (Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine), H.E. Mgr. Vitalii Kryvytskyi (Bishop of Kyiv-Zhytomyr), Sheikh Akhmed Tamim (Supreme Mufti of Ukraine), and Gennadii Bilorytskyi (Consultant of the Union of Jewish Non secular Organizations of Ukraine).
On Friday 17 June 2022, COMECE launched the assertion ‘Europe, renew your vocation to advertise peace’ elaborated by the COMECE Fee on the EU Exterior Relations in view of the 23-24 June assembly of the European Council.
The assertion calls on the European Union to totally realise the significance of its position to supply a renewed strategic imaginative and prescient for stability, justice, and peace to the European continent and to the world. This features a renewal of the efforts for peace in Ukraine and the implementation of a reputable EU enlargement course of.