The family is the basic unit of Society and the Catholic Church has good news for the family. However this area is subject to many challenges, especially in Europe.

On several occasions CCEE has placed the family at the centre of its activities. To serve the Human person and announce the Gospel is also to serve the family.

The family ministry cannot be understood as a sector or an aspect of pastoral care, but rather as the perspective to which all pastoral care refers to. This adequate and complete pastoral care is connected with the urgency to proclaim the Gospel of the family.


Church in Europe: a family of families on the move

The path to the World Meeting in June

13 May 2022

From 10 to 12 May 2022, the first meeting of…

National Directors for Family and Life

24 January 2022

#_LOCATIONMAP 10 - 12 May 2022…

Family associations at the service of the Church and the common good

Agreement between the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe (FAFCE) And the Council of the European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE)

9 July 2021

With the signature of Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, President of the…

Family: for a pastoral ministry of mission and communion

First online meeting of the Bishops and national delegates

6 May 2021

50 participants from 28 European Bishops’ Conferences met online for…

Webinar – National Delegates for Family and Life

4 January 2021

#_LOCATIONMAP 5 May 2021…

CANCELED – National Delegates for Family and Life

21 November 2019

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CANCELED – Family and Life Commission

21 November 2019

#_LOCATIONMAP 11 May 2020…

  • 2018
  • family

First meeting of the CCEE Commission Family and Life

Dublin, Ireland

24 August 2018

The first meeting of the CCEE Commission Family and life…

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