Bishops of COMECE praise Church’s role in promoting refugees’ integration

the High-level religious leaders meeting with the EU in 2016"The question of a common solution to the refugee crisis is a question that touches directly upon the values and the future of Europe”. Photo: COMECE Geneva, 30 November 2016 - Msgr Jean Kockerols and Msgr Czeslaw Kozon, two Bishops of the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Community (COMECE), participated yesterday in the High-level religious leaders meeting with the EU. This year the meeting was dedicated to the theme “Migration, Integration, European values: from words to action”.

Stressing that the Church’s hospitality is the founding pillar of Christianity, the two bishops praised the role of the local churches and institutions in promoting refugees’ integration in Europe.

 

Read the news release on the COMECE website.