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11 May, 2021
An ecumenical delegation comprising Rev. Christian Krieger, president of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and H. Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, president of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), met with Augusto Santos Silva, Portuguese Minister of State and Foreign Affairs, on 12 May 2021 in Lisbon, to exchange on the priorities of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
9 May, 2021
Maria Sonnleithner was reflecting on young people whose mental health has been at risk amid COVID-19, even as the strain on the caring adults and churches in their lives has grown exponentially as well.
6 May, 2021
Applauding the launch of the Conference on the Future of Europe on Europe Day, 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 (COMECE) issued the following joint statement.
5 May, 2021
The Conference of European Churches, together with the European Jewish Congress’ (EJC) Security and Crisis Centre (SACC), Faith Matters and the European Buddhist Union, has received a €3 million grant from the European Commission to assist in the protection of places of worship in Europe.
4 May, 2021
CEC Theological Reflections: Communion in crisis – A perspective from the Methodist Church in Britain
As part of CEC’s monthly Theological Reflections series “Communion in Crisis: The Church during the COVID-19 Pandemic” read below reflections from Rev. Ruth Gee, BA, M.Litt, Assistant Secretary of the Conference of the Methodist Church in Britain and Connexional Ecumenical Officer.
21 Apr, 2021
Video recording of the Ecumenical Service celebrating 20th Anniversary of the landmark document Charta Œcumenica – Guidelines for the Growing Cooperation among Churches in Europe is now available on CEC YouTube.
18 Apr, 2021
A coalition of nine Europe-wide Christian organisation including Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) have published a series of position papers reflecting on the proposals published by the European Commission regarding a European “pact” on asylum and migration.
13 Apr, 2021
COMECE and CEC: “Churches have an important message and value to add to the Conference on the Future of Europe”
CEC and the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) addressed a letter to the newly appointed members of the Executive Board of the Conference on the Future of Europe on 8 April 2021, advocating for the integration of churches in the Conference Plenary as distinct key stakeholders, in line with Article 17 TFEU.
11 Apr, 2021
To mark the 20th Anniversary of the landmark document Charta Œcumenica – Guidelines for the Growing Cooperation among Churches in Europe, Rev. Christian Krieger, president of CEC and H. Em. Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, president of CCEE have issued the following joint statement.