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14 Jun, 2021
The President of the Conference of European Churches Rev. Christian Krieger brought a special message for the 50th anniversary of the Portuguese Council of Christian Churches at an ecumenical event in Lisbon, held under the theme "United in Love and Hope" on 12 June.
6 Jun, 2021
As part of CEC’s monthly Theological Reflections series “Communion in Crisis: The Church during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Dutch theologian Jutta Eilander-van Maaren reflects on solidarity, togetherness and Eucharist during the COVID-19 pandemic, sharing practices from the life of the Old-Catholic Church of the Netherlands.
1 Jun, 2021
The virtual Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) concluded this week, addressing the theme “Reconciled with Creation: A Call for Urgent Action on Climate and Biodiversity”. The Assembly was held online from 31 May to 1 June 2021.
31 May, 2021
The European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) will present the Roman Juriga Award to the GreenHouse ministry on 1 June, commending its creative response to our world’s environmental challenges. Below is the story behind the inspiring initiative.
24 May, 2021
The Conference of European Churches together with the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) are 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.
20 May, 2021
Hosted by the European Parliament, the Conference of European Churches and the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) held an online Ecumenical Prayer for Christian Unity and for the Future of Europe on 21 May 2021.
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.