28 Mar, 2021
A new publication from the Conference of European Churches (CEC) titled Places of Worship and Holy Sites in Europe and the Middle East, edited by Dr Elizabeta Kitanovic and Rev. Dr Patrick Roger Schnabel, is now out. The book is produced in partnership with Globethics.net.
2 Mar, 2021
As part of CEC’s new online series of monthly Theological Reflections titled “Communion in Crisis: The Church during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” read here reflections from Greek theologian Dr Stavros Yangazoglou on “The Church as communion of faith, worship and life: Ecclesiological challenges and antinomies during the pandemic and health restrictions.”
22 Feb, 2021
The video recording of CEC webinar on “Vaccination – Curse or blessing? A spiritual and theological approach to COVID-19 vaccination” is now available on CEC channels.
22 Feb, 2021
CEC General Secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen congratulated CEC staff member Lena Kumlin on receiving Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland granted by the Finnish President Sauli Niinistö.
14 Feb, 2021
The conference on “Wellbeing of Digitalized Societies and Work Place” organised by the Church Action on Labour and Life (CALL) Network and the Conference of European Churches will be held from 10 to 12 March 2022 at the Cultural Center Saint-Thomas, Strasbourg. The registrations are now open.
4 Feb, 2021
In a letter to the French government, CEC expressed deep concern over the draft law introduced to fight Islamic radicalism in the country. CEC, together with its Member Churches in France, while recognising the need to counter extremism, pointed out the damaging effect the law can inflict on law abiding religious communities. CEC stressed the need for the government to engage further with religious leaders.
28 Jan, 2021
An ecumenical delegation of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and CEC participated in an online meeting on 28 January 2021 with Mr Nuno Brito, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the European Union, exchanging views on the priorities of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
25 Jan, 2021
In a letter to Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Minister for Church Affairs Joy Mogensen, issued on 26 January 2021, the CEC has expressed deep concern regarding the new suggested initiative on compulsory translation of sermons from other languages into Danish.
20 Jan, 2021
Contributions made to the Conference on “The Hope of Communion: From 1920 to 2020” have now premiered on CEC YouTube channel. The playlist features video presentations from renowned theologians and church leaders from across Europe and beyond.