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Bishop Georg Bätzing of Limburg, Germany, (left) and Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki of Poznań, Poland.

Confronting controversy: German-Polish bishops’ dialogue highlights synodal way tensions

Nov 28, 2023

By AC Wimmer

A public dispute between the German Bishops’ Conference president and his Polish counterpart took another turn on Monday. Read more

European Parliament.

European bishops concerned about draft bill on medical use of ‘human substances’

Sep 13, 2023

By ACI Prensa

The bishops stated that “as the Catholic Church we are convinced ... that human life from the beginning, including unborn... Read more

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‘Eucharistic adoration in every church in Europe’: Prayers for Ukraine on Holy Cross feast

Sep 13, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Catholic bishops have called for “Eucharistic adoration in every church in Europe” to pray for peace in Ukraine on the... Read more

Catholics pictured near the Co-Cathedral of St. Alexander in Kyiv, Ukraine. April 3, 2021.

Europe’s Catholic bishops ask for prayers for peace in Ukraine

Jan 21, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The bishop said the country was facing a ‘dramatic moment of tension.’ Read more

Archbishop Gintaras Grušas celebrates Mass at the Sanctuary of the Divine Mercy in Vilnius, Lithuania.

US-born Lithuanian archbishop elected president of European bishops’ council

Sep 27, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Gintaras Grušas succeeds Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco. Read more