• 15 Jan, 2020

    CEC General Secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen

    Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen is the general secretary of CEC since January 2020.  Born in Kolding, Denmark, Skov Sørensen comes to CEC with a vast experience in theology, mission, ecumenism, leadership, communication and management. Skov Sørensen has a PhD in Missiology, Ecumenics and Systematic Theology from the University of Birmingham, UK, and M. Phil in Ecumenical Theology from Aarhus University in Denmark. He has served as general secretary at Danmission and led the department of ecumenical and international affairs of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark (ELCD). He carried out several academic assignments at Aarhus University and United College of the Ascension, UK, and held positions at the Danish Missionary Society and Danish Church Abroad – Hong Kong. Skov Sørensen has served on various Danish and international councils and boards of directors, including Dan Church Aid, the Endowment Fund of the Lutheran World Federation, Centre for the Study of Religion and Society, Aarhus University, Danish Church Abroad, Eksistensen Christian Think Tank, the Amphlett Scholarship Fund, UK, and Areopagos Foundation. Skov Sørensen is an author of various publications on international and ecumenical affairs. He is proficient in Scandinavian languages and English, with good knowledge of German, French and Mandarin Chinese.

  • 12 Jan, 2020

    Congratulations to Czechoslovak Hussite Church on its 100th Anniversary

    On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church, the Conference of European Churches conveys heartiest congratulations to its Member Church.

  • 12 Jan, 2020

    CEC highlights ecumenical cooperation in Europe at Strasbourg colloquium

    Ecumenical cooperation in Europe was highlighted by the president of CEC Rev. Christian Krieger at a high-level colloquium titled “Building Europe together – 50 years of the Holy See with the Council of Europe”.

  • 17 Dec, 2019

    Christmas 2019: A promise of reconciliation and peace

    “For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counselor."

  • 10 Dec, 2019

    COP25: “It is our Christian duty to care for creation”

    CEC and the European Christian Environmental Network is part of the ecumenical team, contributing to COP25 under the leadership of the World Council of Churches.

  • 9 Dec, 2019

    On Human Rights Day churches call for the protection of human life

    Churches in Europe mark Human Rights Day observed on 10 December by calling for the protection of human life.

  • 5 Dec, 2019

    European asylum and migration policy: Exercise solidarity, share responsibility, show leadership

    CEC and the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe urged heads of the European Institutions to exercise solidarity, share responsibility and show leadership in regard to European asylum and migration policy.

  • 26 Nov, 2019

    CEC at 16th Steering Committee on Bioethics in Strasbourg

    CEC participated in the meeting of the 16th Steering Committee on Bioethics, an intergovernmental working group of the Council of Europe, held in Strasbourg.

  • 26 Nov, 2019

    Prayers and condolences over Albania earthquake

    In the wake of the deadly earthquake that hit Albania, CEC President Rev. Christian Krieger has conveyed condolences and prayers.