Category Archives: EVANGELISATION & CULTURE

Social Communication Section

Communication in Crisis Situations

Meeting of the Press Officers and Spokespersons of Bishops' Conferences of Europe

How do we deal with and communicate a crisis situation? Are there standard strategies? What is the role of the Press Office? These are some of the questions that opened the annual meeting of the Press Officers and Spokespersons of the Episcopal Conferences of Europe. 53 participants, coming from 27 European countries, arrived in Malta from 17 to 19 June to discuss important issues related … Continue reading Communication in Crisis Situations »

Catechesis Section

Annual Meeting of the National Delegates for Catechesis

Rome, 18-20 March 2019

The meeting of the national delegates for Catechesis took place in Rome this year from 18 to 20 March at the headquarters of the Italian Bishops Conference. This meeting, which saw the participation of over 40 Bishops and delegates representing the Bishops´ Conferences of Europe, was opened with a greeting from H. E. Mgr. Đuro Hranić, head of the Catechesis Section for the Evangelisation and … Continue reading Annual Meeting of the National Delegates for Catechesis »

Press Release

In continuity with the Synod, a new European symposium on the youth

Krakow 20-23 October 2020

From Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th March the joint meeting of the national delegates for Youth Ministry and Universities of the European Bishops´ Council was held at the headquarters of the Italian Bishops´ Conference. Organised by the Secretariat and by the Youth Commission of the CCEE, this meeting saw the participation of over 50 delegates and appointed representatives of two of the sections of this … Continue reading In continuity with the Synod, a new European symposium on the youth »

Social Communication

Social Communication is a mean to build bridges and strengthen relations between people and communities. It is also a decisive element of our culture to which the Church is very attentive so as to contribute to the reflection on how life is changing but also to encourage the constructive use of the various media. ➢ Since the nineteen-seventies CCEE has incorporated a Commission for Social … Continue reading Social Communication »

Interreligious Dialogue

The ongoing wave of migrations along with the progressive multi-cultural nature of European society make a permanent and intense dialogue with the representatives of other religions necessary. In this sphere CCEE promotes and supports various meetings with those responsible in the Bishops’ Conferences for dialogue with Muslims, with the aim of promoting a more profound awareness of the challenges which the presence of other Muslims … Continue reading Interreligious Dialogue »

Catechesis

The Bishops are primarily responsible for teaching the faith. Catechesis is one of the most important dimensions of a Bishop’s mission, namely: To awaken in the human heart the great questions and the religious sense (first announcement); To proclaim Jesus Christ, the son of God made man, who died for the sins of humanity and the Risen One; To confirm the faithful in the faith; … Continue reading Catechesis »

Evangelisation and Culture

The cultural routes of Europe. Journeys of Faith and Encounter

Convention organised by the CCEE and by the Permanent Mission of the Holy See to the Council of Europe

“The cultural routes of Europe. Journeys of Faith and Encounter” is the title of the convention organised by the CCEE and by the Permanent Mission of the Holy See to the Council of Europe in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe which took place at the Palace of Europe in Strasbourg on 27 … Continue reading The cultural routes of Europe. Journeys of Faith and Encounter »

Secretariat

Fr Martin Michalíček, New Secretary General of CCEE

Poznań, Poland, 14 September 2018

Fr Martin Michalíček is the new GeneralSecretary  of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE). Late in the morning the Presidents of Europe’s Bishops’ Conferences, gathered Poznań (13-16) for their annual Plenary Assembly (13-16 September), elected him for a five-year term (with immediate effect). Fr Martin Michalíček succeeds Duarte da Cunha, who concluded a second five-year term. The CCEE President, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Archbishop of … Continue reading Fr Martin Michalíček, New Secretary General of CCEE »

Press Officers and Spokepersons

Communicating Christ in Europe

The Annual Meeting in Rome

The annual meeting of the Media Officers and Spokespersons of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe took place this year in Rome, at the invitation of the Italian Bishops’ Conference. The meetings with Pope Francis on the occasion of the Wednesday General Audience and subsequently with various people within the Dicastery for Social Communications (Press Office, Theological-Pastoral Department, etc.) were at the heart of the meeting. … Continue reading Communicating Christ in Europe »

Evangelisation and Culture Commission

First Meeting of the New Commission

Riga, Latvia

The first meeting of the CCEE Commission Evangelization and Culture took place in Riga (Latvia) on March 15th. The new Commission was set up by the 2017 CCEE Plenary Assembly, and is divided into four sections: culture, social communications, interreligious dialogue and catechesis. These sections represent three pastoral areas already covered by CCEE, with the area of culture now added as a new section. This … Continue reading First Meeting of the New Commission »