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18 Jan, 2022
The topic “conversion in the asylum procedure, new developments and old challenges” was brought into focus in an online event. The participants reflected on how the conversion to Christianity by asylum seekers in Europe has raised pastoral, theological-missiological, legal, as well as ethical questions and dilemmas for the churches.
17 Jan, 2022
CEC congratulates Roberta Metsola to be elected as president of the European Parliament. Her support for a structured dialogue between churches, religions and faith- based communities with the European Parliament under Article 17 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU was appreciated deeply by CEC.
13 Jan, 2022
Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen, general secretary of the Conference of European Churches conveyed heartfelt condolences on the passing away of David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament.
4 Jan, 2022
n Orthodox Church shares reflections on the occasion of Christmas celebrated in Orthodox tradition, affirming hope in Christ’s birth.
16 Dec, 2021
The Conference of European Churches is set to implement a sharp organisational profile. As a church-fellowship, CEC will strengthen its work to develop Christian voices in European political institutions and beyond, while being grounded in firm theological reflection.
14 Dec, 2021
In a meeting held in Madrid on 10 December, Human Rights Day, CEC Executive Secretary Dr Elizabeta Kitanovic met with leaders from CEC Member Churches in Spain to discuss the security situation in the country. She presented CEC’s SASCE project (Safer and Stronger Communities in Europe) funded by the European Union’s Internal Security Fund – Police.
13 Dec, 2021
Urging responsibility and care amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and encouraging vaccination together with necessary sanitary measures, 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) have issued the following joint appeal.
12 Dec, 2021
In the season of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany, European churches carry a message of hope to the world, one that shines brightly as the child born in a manger.
9 Dec, 2021
The event “Our hope for Europe” held in Brussels, brought into focus churches’ contribution to the ongoing Conference on the Future of Europe. It was organised by the Conference of European Churches (CEC), Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and Chapel for Europe, with participation from representatives of the three main EU institutions.