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27 Mar, 2017
Yesterday, among friends and colleagues from Brussels and around Europe, the Conference of European Churches celebrated the publication of Advancing Freedom of Religion or Belief for All at the Chapel for Europe. This recent volume from CEC presents a collection of essays from the 2015 conference of the same name, which was held at the closed theological school of Halki in Turkey.
23 Mar, 2017
On 25 March 1957, the Treaty of Rome established the European Economic Community. This was the first of major steps in implementing the Schuman declaration of 1950, which called for the pooling of coal and steel production with the view of creating economic stability and preventing another great war.
22 Mar, 2017
Yesterday, while many in Europe were commemorating the first anniversary of the Brussels terrorist attacks, another outburst of violence took place very near the Houses of Parliament in central London (United Kingdom). The attack, carried out by a sole perpetrator, has left a reported four people dead and many dozens injured.
21 Mar, 2017
From May 19 to 1 June, theological students studying at institutions across Europe will gather in Berlin for the 2017 edition of the Global Ecumenical Theological Institute (GETI'17).
20 Mar, 2017
On 16 and 17 March in Reykjavik (Iceland) representatives from CEC Member Churches in the Nordic-Baltic region gathered for the first in a series of regional consultations leading to the 15th CEC General Assembly in Novi Sad (Serbia) in June 2018.
21 Feb, 2017
On 20 and 21 February in Paris, the Joint Committee of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) met to reflect on 45 years of ecumenical cooperation between the two organisations and to explore new ways of cooperating.
15 Feb, 2017
From 20 to 21 February 2017 the French capital will host the next annual meeting of the Joint Committee of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences (CCEE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC).
17 Jan, 2017
The following is a joint message of the presidents of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences (CCEE) and the Conference of European Churches on the occasion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017. His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Archbishop of Genoa is the president of CCEE and the Rt Rev. Christopher Hill KCVO, DD is the president of CEC.
8 Jan, 2017
The following interview was prepared by the Serbian Orthodox Church. Here you will learn more about CEC, the conference in Zagreb, and Fr Heikki Huttunen, CEC General Secretary.