CEC Governing Board endorses call for peace with justice in Ukraine
23 May, 2022
The Governing Board of the Conference of European Churches reaffirms its consistent stance on Ukraine, condemning Russian aggression, and calling for peace with justice.
22 May, 2022
As part of the European Year of Youth 2022 declared by the European Commission, CEC in partnership with the World Student Christian Federation Europe and the Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe invites European Christian youth to contribute to a social media campaign titled United in Faith 2022 – through texts, images, art and poetry.
17 May, 2022
The safety and security of religious communities in France were addressed in a training conducted by CEC in Paris. Held as part of the SASCE project, the event brought together French church leaders and staff members.
15 May, 2022
In anticipation of the World Refugee Day on 20 June 2022, CEC together with the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe is inviting churches to commemorate the lives of thousands of migrants and refugees, who lost their lives in the Mediterranean, seeking safety on their way to Europe.
10 May, 2022
Preparations for the 2023 General Assembly of CEC mature as the assembly aims to bring European churches together in Tallinn, Estonia, from 14 – 20 June 2023, focusing the theme “Under God’s blessing – shaping the future”.
2 May, 2022
As part of the SASCE project, CEC conducted a training in Vienna for church leaders, church staff and worshippers, helping them to ensure safe and strong communities in Austria.
26 Apr, 2022
CEC President: “Pray and work for justice and truth, and keep the horizon of reconciliation and peace”
Rev. Christian Krieger, president of the Conference of European Churches, visited western Ukraine in April, where he met with Bishop Pavlo Shvarts of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine as well as other Ukrainian church leaders responding to humanitarian and spiritual needs.
12 Apr, 2022
Study Secretary of CEC Rev. Dr Peter Pavlovic stressed the importance of care for creation as an integral part of theology – calling them inseparable pillars of Christian diaconia. He was participating in the conference titled “On the way to human being and to creation” organised by the Silesian Diaconia..
12 Apr, 2022
European church leaders send letter to Putin and Zelenskyy calling for an Easter ceasefire in Ukraine
CEC and COMECE Presidents Rev. Christian Krieger and H.Em. Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, sent a letter addressed to the presidents of Russia and Ukraine Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday, 11 April, calling for an Easter ceasefire in Ukraine from midnight on 17 April until midnight on 24 April.