Bishops of the European Union Congratulate Roberta Metsola on her Election as President of the European Parliament
Statement of H.Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich, President of the Commission of the Bishops Conferences of the European Union, on the election of Roberta Metsola as President of the European Parliament on Tuesday 18 January 2022.
“On behalf of the Bishops of the European Union, I would like to express my sincere congratulations to Roberta Metsola on her election as President of the European Parliament.
We already had the opportunity to work with her and we acknowledge her qualities: she is a brilliant person who will certainly be able to fulfil this important institutional role in an excellent manner.
We look forward to continuing this collaboration for the common good, bringing public institutions closer to European citizens, making young people protagonists of European politics and promoting policies centered on human person, family and community.”
Photo: Gonzalo Fuentes - COMECE Press Release
LIFE News explained that Roberta Metsola, is a pro-life Maltese politician in Europe. Metsola is a 42-year-old lawyer, elected official and mother of four boys and she takes over at a time of mourning for the legislature as it marks the sudden death last week of its speaker David Sassoli. Elected on her 43-third birthday, she becomes the youngest head of the EU. https://www.lifenews.com/2022/01/18/pro-life-mep-roberta-metsola-elected-as-new-president-of-european-parliament/