CEC urges members: Join in Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Photo: WCC

Press Release No: 14/01
9 January 2014

The Conference of European Churches is calling on its members to join in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, traditionally celebrated between 18-25 January.

Congregations and parishes all over Europe take part in the Week of Prayer.

“Praying together of the unity of the Church is the strongest way for our 115 member churches to show their ecumenical spirit. That is why we urge them to join the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity,” said CEC General Secretary Rev. Dr Guy Liagre.

“Has Christ been divided?” is the theme for the week of prayer in 2014 and is from the letters of St Paul to the Corinthians (1:1-17).

A text for the week has been jointly published by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the World Council of Churches through its Commission on Faith and Order.

Link to WCC Faith and Order Commission https://www.oikoumene.org/en/what-we-do/faith-and-order

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The Conference of European Churches (CEC) is a communion of 115 Orthodox, Protestant, Anglican and Old Catholic Churches from all European countries, and 40 organisations in partnership. It was founded in 1959 and the CEC has offices in Geneva, Brussels and Strasbourg.

For more information:

CEC General Secretariat
Phone +41 22 791 62 28
Fax +41 22 791 62 27
e-mail: GenSecretariat@cec-kek.org



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