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  • 15 May, 2014

    The Conference of European Churches expresses its solidarity with Turkish miners

    The Conference of European Churches expresses its solidarity with the miners, their families and all Turkish mine workers when almost 300 workers lost their lives and more than a hundred are still missing during a mine explosion in Soma.

  • 9 May, 2014

    Out now: CEC-CSC Annual Report 2013

    The 2013 CEC-CSC annual report is now available.

  • 8 May, 2014

    Améliorer la condition des Roms en Europe : défis et questions ouvertes.

    Le Conseil des Conférences épiscopales d'Europe (CCEE) et la Conférence des Églises européennes (KEK) ont tenu une consultation conjointe sur le thème « Améliorer la situation des Roms en Europe : défis et questions ouvertes » sous les auspices de la Présidence grecque de l'Union européenne. Cette consultation a eu lieu à Athènes du 5 au 7 mai 2014 sur l'aimable invitation du Patriarcat Œcuménique.

  • 8 May, 2014

    Wie verbessern wir die Lage der Roma-Bevölkerung in Europa? Herausforderungen und offene Fragen

    Der Rat der europäischen Bischofskonferenzen (CCEE) und die Konferenz Europäischer Kirchen (KEK) veranstalteten unter der Schirmherrschaft der griechischen Präsidentschaft eine gemeinsame Konsultation zum Thema “Wie verbessern wir die Lage der Roma-Bevölkerung in Europa? Herausforderungen und offene Fragen“. Die Konsultation fand auf freundliche Einladung des Ökumenischen Patriarchats vom 5. bis 7. Mai in Athen statt.

  • 8 May, 2014

    Improving the conditions of the Roma people in Europe: challenges and open questions

    The Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC) held a joint consultation on the theme “Improving the Situation of Roma People in Europe: Challenges and open questions” under the auspices of the Greek Presidency of the European Union. This consultation took place in Athens from 5-7 May 2014 on the gracious invitation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

  • 14 Apr, 2014

    CEC congratulates His Holiness, Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

    The Conference of European Churches congratulates His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II on his election as the Patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox Church and All The East, succeeding the late Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I who passed away on 21 March.

  • 4 Apr, 2014

    CEC says healing of memories is still a formidable challenge facing Rwanda

    On Sunday, April 6, 20 years will have passed since the genocide in Rwanda began. In a period of only 100 days, from April 7, 1994 to mid-July an estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed.

  • 3 Apr, 2014

    European Parliament elections: It’s about Europe, it’s about you!

    “The elections to the European Parliament are an opportunity to discuss our vision of the Union as a community which promotes a just, participatory and sustainable world in which each person can live in dignity, fulfil his/her potential and live free from poverty,” was the message of the event taking place on 4th March in the European Parliament and sponsored by four ecumenical partner organisations.

  • 27 Mar, 2014

    Youth employment in Europe – a challenge for the churches?

    “Youth employment in Europe – a challenge for the churches?” was the subject of a conference of the CSC CALL network in Brussels from 24 to 26 March. 60 persons discussed the options to address youth unemployment, coming from 17 different countries from all over Europe, delegates of churches and church organisations as well as young people.