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US, European bishops discuss world affairs September 23, 2005

Representatives of the US bishops' conference (USCCB) and the Council of European Episcopal Conferences (COMECE) met in Brussels on September 21-23, to reflect on transatlantic relations.

"We are here to foster better understanding between the United States of America and Europe.” said Cardinal McCarrick of Washington, DC, one of the American participants in the unusual meeting. The bishops covered a broad variety of topics, including peace in the Balkans and the Holy Land, economic development in Africa, relations with Islam, and world migration trends. They also discussed the UN's Millennium Development Goals, pledging their support for the campaign to eliminate poverty.

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