Presentation at the European Parliament

Save the date 8th November 2022 in Brussels

The fraction of the European Left at the European Parliament is organizing a DIALOP-Event through its vice president MEP Marisa Matjas, for November 8th 2022 from 5 to 7 p.m. The target is to present the Position Paper between Christians and Marxists at the European level. The participants on-site are a small number, but anybody can follow the streaming of this evening under a weblink, which will be added to this note as soon as disposable from the EP.


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Program starting 17.00:

  • Opening speech –  Mons. Piero Coda, secretary general of the Pontifical International Theological Commission (via Zoom) “Common journeys towards a global, just and fraternal society”
  • Presentation of the Position Paper – Authors Prof. Michael Brie, Rosa Luxemburg-Stiftung Berlin and Prof. Bernhard Callebaut, Sophia University Institute – Loppiano Florence. “Dissent, consent and hope. The Position Paper of DIALOP”
  • Statements and reviews – Moderator: Walter Baier – transform!europe
  • Marisa Matjas – vice President of the Left party in the European Parliament
  • Manuel Barrios  Prieto –  General Secretary of COMECE
  • Conny Hildebrandt – co-President of transform!europe, Consultant at the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation
  • Chiara Galbersanini – Bicocca University Milan and IUS Loppiano/Florence
  • José Manuel Pureza –  Coimbra University, former MP and vice president of the Portuguese Parliament
  • Dialogue with the participants
  • End 19.00


For participation on-site you should send:

Family name, First name, Nationality, Date of birth, type of ID-document, number of ID-document to within 25th Ocotber 2022


Live-streaming on November 8th from 17.00 to 19.00:

Participant link (to follow on site)

Viewer link (to follow online)

08/11/2022 - 5:00 pm

08/11/2022 - 7:00 pm


European Parliament, Brussels

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