• 3 Jun, 2019

    Together in Hope and Witness

    Focusing on the theme “Together in Hope and Witness” – the CEC Governing Board have finalised the strategic priorities for CEC’s work for the next four years.

  • 9 Sep, 2021

    CEC Theological Reflections: Holy Communion as a Communal Feast amid COVID-19

    As part of CEC’s new online series of Theological Reflections titled “Communion in Crisis: The Church during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” this month’s reflections on “Holy Communion as a Communal Feast amid COVID-19” are penned by Bishop Dr Jari Jolkkonen from the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland.

  • 9 Sep, 2021

    Armenia: Conference on international religious freedom and peace

    “Places of worship are meant to be places of peace, wisdom, and spirituality,” says Rev. Christian Krieger, president of the Conference of European Churches. “All religions, and all political and civil institutions must act together in solidarity and cooperation to safeguard their purpose.”

  • 5 Sep, 2021

    Churches call for lasting peace and respect for human rights in Nagorno-Karabakh

    On his return from Armenia, Bishop Hovakim Manukyan, primate of the Armenian Church of the United Kingdom and Ireland speaks about the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), challenges faced by the Armenian citizens, and churches’ struggles in pursuit of lasting peace, justice and respect for human rights in the region. Manukyan serves as member of the Governing Board of CEC.

  • 1 Sep, 2021

    European churches urge EU to protect the vulnerable in Afghanistan

    Conveying solidarity with people in Afghanistan, Rev. Christian Krieger, president of the Conference of European Churches and H. Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, president of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union, issued a joint statement urging the European decision makers to show humanity and act with determination in addressing the human tragedy currently unfolding in the country.

  • 31 Aug, 2021

    Video messages from CEC General Secretary

    To connect with CEC Member Churches across Europe, CEC general secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen brings highlights from significant CEC activities in a video update each month.

  • 29 Aug, 2021

    CEC mourns the loss of Rev. Richard Fischer

    CEC general secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen expressed deep sadness over the passing away of Rev. Richard Fischer, who served as executive secretary at CEC’s Strasbourg office for over 21 years, making immense contribution in the field of bioethics and education.

  • 25 Aug, 2021

    European churches extend invitation to celebrate Season of Creation

    Rev. Christian Krieger and the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences President H. Em. Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, have issued a joint statement.

  • 2 Aug, 2021

    Video resources: 2021 Summer School on Human Rights

    Video resources from CEC’s 8th Summer School on Human Rights are available. The videos feature keynote speeches and panel presentations addressing the theme “Ensuring Security of Worship Places and Religious Communities” in a series of webinars.

  • 27 Jul, 2021

    CEC Theological Reflections: Seeking, sharing, and serving the risen Lord

    As part of CEC’s Theological Reflections series “Communion in crisis: The Church during the COVID-19 pandemic,” Dr Katherine Shirk Lucas from the French Anglican-Roman Catholic Commission, reflects on seeking, sharing, and serving the risen Lord, and the Church as communion during the Covid-19 pandemic”.