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2 May, 2022
As part of the SASCE project, CEC conducted a training in Vienna for church leaders, church staff and worshippers, helping them to ensure safe and strong communities in Austria.
26 Apr, 2022
CEC President: “Pray and work for justice and truth, and keep the horizon of reconciliation and peace”
Rev. Christian Krieger, president of the Conference of European Churches, visited western Ukraine in April, where he met with Bishop Pavlo Shvarts of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine as well as other Ukrainian church leaders responding to humanitarian and spiritual needs.
12 Apr, 2022
Study Secretary of CEC Rev. Dr Peter Pavlovic stressed the importance of care for creation as an integral part of theology – calling them inseparable pillars of Christian diaconia. He was participating in the conference titled “On the way to human being and to creation” organised by the Silesian Diaconia..
12 Apr, 2022
European church leaders send letter to Putin and Zelenskyy calling for an Easter ceasefire in Ukraine
CEC and COMECE Presidents Rev. Christian Krieger and H.Em. Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, sent a letter addressed to the presidents of Russia and Ukraine Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday, 11 April, calling for an Easter ceasefire in Ukraine from midnight on 17 April until midnight on 24 April.
7 Apr, 2022
The Presidents of CEC and COMECE issue a special Easter message from the Polish-Ukrainian border on Friday 8 April 2022, invoking prayer and action for peace in Ukraine and beyond. “Let us continue to pray and work for justice, reconciliation and peace between people, cultures, nations.”
31 Mar, 2022
Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and the Ecumenical Patriarch on 31 March at the offices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul.
29 Mar, 2022
The Conference of European Churches (CEC) conducted a training for Polish churches in Warsaw, focusing on crisis management and ways of ensuring security for religious communities. The training was held as part of the Safer and Stronger Communities in Europe (SASCE), a European Commission-funded project, carried out by CEC and other European faith organisations.
27 Mar, 2022
To connect with CEC Member Churches across Europe, CEC general secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen brings highlights from significant CEC activities in a video update each month.
21 Mar, 2022
At the occasion of the 3rd European Catholic Social Days, the President of CEC Rev. Christian Krieger deeply regretted the war in Ukraine, saying “this time of the year dedicated for inner questioning, has been disrupted by the return to European soil the tragedy of war, traumas and devastating effects that we thought belonged to the past.”