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26 Jul, 2021
Freedom of religion or belief is a fundamental human right. It encompasses the right to publically exercise one’s religion, including the possibility to dedicate special places – churches, synagogues, mosques, cemeteries and other holy sites – to religious and cultic purposes.
15 Jul, 2021
An ecumenical delegation of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) participated in an online meeting on 15 July 2021 with Mr. Iztok Jarc, Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the European Union, exchanging on the priorities of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
7 Jul, 2021
Video resources from CEC's Online Academy on Populism, Diversity and Democracy are available. The videos feature keynote speeches, panel presentations, discussions and a webinar.
1 Jul, 2021
The CEC Annual Report 2020 is now available. The report titled Living in Hope in Pandemic Times reviews CEC activities carried out in the tumultuous year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
29 Jun, 2021
As part of CEC’s monthly Theological Reflections series “Communion in Crisis: The Church during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” theologian Rev. Cristian Sonea from the Romanian Orthodox Church reflects on Eucharist and Communion during the COVID 19 pandemic.
28 Jun, 2021
How can European churches deal with populism by being the “salt of the earth”? The question guided a lively exchange at the Online Academy on Populism, Diversity and Democracy organised by the Conference of European Churches.
21 Jun, 2021
Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen, general secretary of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) expressed his best wishes to Rev. Anne Burghardt, who is elected as the new general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF).
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.