SOURCES/DOCUMENTS

Archbishop Bernardito Auza. The Moral and Ethical Responsibilities of Universities in Response to the Global Realities of Migrants and Refugees. 16.11.2018

Keynote Address by Archbishop Bernardito Auza Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations The Moral and Ethical Responsibilities of Universities in Response to the Global Realities of Migrants and Refugees Manhattan College, New York City, 16 November 2018   View the Document

COMECE publishes reflection on the Future of Work -“Shaping the future of work”. 11.05.2018

In view of the 2019 European elections and on the occasion of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) centenary initiative on the future of work, the COMECE Social Affairs Commission publishes the Reflection Paper “Shaping the future of work”. The document encourages the EU to shape the digital and ecological transformations of the world of work aiming to the common good.   Reflection paper “Shaping […]

COMECE. 2019 Elections: EU Bishops call their fellow citizens to discernment and responsibility. Press Release, 26/10/2018

On 24-26 October 2018 Bishops of the European Union gathered in Brussels for the Autumn Assembly focusing on the 2019 European elections. Participants reflected on future EU challenges in dialogue with high-level officials of the Union, in particular with Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Luca Jahier (EESC) and Michel Barnier (European Commission). […]

2018 joint statement on climate justice by Bishops’ Conferences

Catholic Continental Bishops’ Conferences have united in calling for “ambitious and immediate action” against climate change. Inspired by the message of Laudato Si’ and progress toward its fulfillment, leaders of the Church are asking political decision-makers to achieve real progress at the UN climate talks to be held this December in Katowice, Poland. Their call is founded in the principles […]

Statement by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on the Implementation of the Cannabis Act. 17-10-2018

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has released a statement in light of the federal legislation, the Cannabis Act, coming into effect today, 17 October 2018. As with the statement published by the CCCB on 25 June 2018, this document reiterates the moral and ethical concerns that recreational use of cannabis poses to human society and human health (physical, […]

Address by Archbishop Gallagher at the Side Event entitled “Freedom from Persecution: Christian Religious Minorities, Religious Pluralism in Danger”. United Nations, New York, 28 September 2018

Address by H. E. Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher Secretary for Relations with States, Head of the Delegation of the Holy See to the Seventy-third Session of the United Nations General Assembly, at the Side Event entitled “Freedom from Persecution: Christian Religious Minorities, Religious Pluralism in Danger” United Nations, New York, 28 September 2018   To View the Document

Death Penalty: Poverty and the Right to Legal Representation. Statement of Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher. New York, 25 September 2018

Statement of H.E. Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See, Head of the Delegation of the Holy See to the Seventy-Third Session of the United Nations General Assembly at the High-Level Side Event on “Death Penalty: Poverty and the Right to Legal Representation.” New York, 25 September 2018   View the Document