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  • 16 May, 2017

    Faith Communities and Environmental Activism: ECEN Consultation to take place in Edinburgh

    The European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN), together with The University of Edinburgh and United Kingdom Arts and Humanities Research Council, is hosting a three-day symposium on the relationship between faith communities and environmental activism. The event takes place in Edinburgh from 18 to 20 May and brings together faith-based environmentalists and researchers to discuss the beliefs, cultures, and traditions that propel action for social change.

  • 9 May, 2017

    Europe Day: Strengthening harmony and cooperation

    In early May the European Union and Council of Europe celebrate their respective Europe Days, promoting peace and unity on the continent. The day also celebrates foundational European values, including liberty, human rights and equality, which have fueled political reforms throughout the world.

  • 18 Apr, 2017

    Young Serbs and Croats in Brussels: “We had enough”

    During Holy Week from 10-14 April 2017 young adults of the Serbian minority in Croatia and of the Croatian minority in Serbia visited the European institutions. The programme included several mediation sessions which were facilitated by the Quaker Council for European Affairs.

  • 13 Apr, 2017

    Joint 2017 Easter message from the presidents of CEC-CCEE

    The following is a joint Easter message from Rt Rev. Christopher Hill KCVO, DD, president of the Conference of European Churches, and His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Archbishop of Genoa, president of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences.

  • 11 Apr, 2017

    Europe – Where now? Regional consultation on future of Europe takes place in Edinburgh

    The Conference of European Churches convened its second regional consultation leading to its 15th General Assembly, which will be held in Novi Sad (Serbia), June 2018. Organised together with the Action of Churches Together in Scotland and Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, the consultation brought together ecumenical officers, policy experts, and church leaders to discuss the future of Europe.

  • 10 Apr, 2017

    Palm Sunday at Coptic Churches marred by deadly violence

    Deadly bombings at two Coptic Orthodox Churches in Egypt have left a reported 44 people dead and many dozens more injured. Churches throughout the country, and indeed the world, were full for Palm Sunday liturgies marking the start of Holy Week.

  • 8 Apr, 2017

    Churches react to deadly Stockholm attack

    The churches in Europe were grieved to learn of yet another indiscriminate deadly act of violence in one of our major cities. Yesterday in Stockholm, the attack left a reported four people dead and another 15 injured as a truck drove into a department store in the city’s busy shopping district.

  • 7 Apr, 2017

    Ending discrimination, working for reconciliation: Statement for International Roma Day

    Saturday, 8 April marks International Roma Day, established to recognise and honour Romani people and celebrate their culture. In Europe this year, the day follows an EU Roma week with events organised in the European Parliament in Brussels and across Europe to raise awareness about their struggle for justice and recognition.

  • 6 Apr, 2017

    Staff Vacancy Notice: Communication Coordinator (Maternity leave cover)

    The Conference of European Churches has two staff vacancies in the area of communications. The first is a one-year maternity leave cover contract. The second is for a communications assistant. Both are based in Brussels.