4 Feb, 2021
In a letter to the French government, CEC expressed deep concern over the draft law introduced to fight Islamic radicalism in the country. CEC, together with its Member Churches in France, while recognising the need to counter extremism, pointed out the damaging effect the law can inflict on law abiding religious communities. CEC stressed the need for the government to engage further with religious leaders.
28 Jan, 2021
An ecumenical delegation of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) and CEC participated in an online meeting on 28 January 2021 with Mr Nuno Brito, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the European Union, exchanging views on the priorities of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
25 Jan, 2021
In a letter to Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Minister for Church Affairs Joy Mogensen, issued on 26 January 2021, the CEC has expressed deep concern regarding the new suggested initiative on compulsory translation of sermons from other languages into Danish.
20 Jan, 2021
Contributions made to the Conference on “The Hope of Communion: From 1920 to 2020” have now premiered on CEC YouTube channel. The playlist features video presentations from renowned theologians and church leaders from across Europe and beyond.
19 Jan, 2021
As Europe continues to reel from the COVID-19 crisis, with communities experiencing separation and isolation, churches are observing the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in new and innovative ways. Many CEC Member Churches are holding online prayers and celebrations.
17 Dec, 2020
Theologians and church leaders from Europe and beyond participated in the Conference on “The Hope of Communion: From 1920 to 2020” held online from 16 to 17 December.
16 Dec, 2020
CEC congratulates Guli Francis-Dehqani on her appointment as Bishop of Chelmsford.
15 Dec, 2020
CEC President Rev. Christian Krieger and CEC General Secretary Dr Jørgen Skov Sørensen share Christmas greetings affirming hope in Christ’s birth.
26 Nov, 2020
In a European Commission’s high-level meeting for Religious Leaders hosted by Vice-President Margaritis Schinas, CEC President Rev. Christian Krieger, among other church leaders, contributed to the discussion on “The European Way of Life”.