The travel difficulties and the distance between people, due to the coronavirus pandemic, prevents the meeting taking place this year. The Symposium, entitled “Get up, Christ is calling you!“, which will be attended by delegations from all of the European Bishops’ Conferences and numerous young people, will be moved by one year: it will be celebrated from 20 to 23 October 2021, again around the … Continue reading Moved to 2021 the meeting in Krakow
From 20 to 23 October 2020, the European Symposium on the proclamation of the faith, organised by the Youth Commission and the Catechesis Section of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE), will be held in Krakow, at the Shrine of St John Paul II. In view of the Symposium, a preparatory conference was held in recent days at the Archbishopric of Krakow, attended by … Continue reading Get up, Christ is calling you!
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
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
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