CEC – CCEE Joint Committee Meeting


The Joint Committee Meeting of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (CCEE) will be held from 18 to 19 November 2019 at the Ecumenical Centre in Brussels, Belgium.

The meeting will be presided by Rev. Christian Krieger, President of CEC and His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, President of CCEE, among other committee and staff members.

Encouraged by the biblical premise of Isaiah 51:9 “Awake, awake, put on strength!” the meeting will address the theme “Living Hope in Europe today”. The participants will discuss issues related to rising populism, as well as ways of strengthening cooperation between CEC and CCEE.