The first meeting of the CCEE Commission Family and life took place on the 23rd August in Dublin, the Irish capital which gathers the World Family Meeting (21-26 August). The new Commission was set up by the 2017 CCEE Plenary Assembly and is aimed to promote the Gospel of the Family. The Commission’s work, led by the President of the Commission, the Archbishop of St. … Continue reading First meeting of the CCEE Commission Family and Life
Meeting of the Commission Family and Life of CCEE Dublin, Ireland, 23 August 2018 The first meeting of the CCEE Commission Family and Life will take place in the late afternoon of 23 August in Dublin (Ireland) on the sidelines of the World Meeting of Families taking place in the Irish capital from 21 to 26 August 2018. The meeting will be chaired by … Continue reading 2018 – Meeting of the Commission Family and Life of CCEE
Meeting of the Culture Section of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe of CCEE Strasbourg, France, 27-28 November 2018 First Meeting of CCEE Culture Section focus on “The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe. Journeys of faith and encounter”.
Migration is not just an economic, social, demographic, cultural, and political issue. Precisely because it has become an increasingly politicized topic, only through communication one can understand today the reasons for this global human movement, and the presence of migrants and their integration into European societies. So, firstly, how can we communicate, inform people, and train the Catholic faithful to a correct perception of the … Continue reading Inspiring changes: training, informing, and making aware on human mobility
The annual meeting of bishops and delegates entrusted with the ministry of migrants of the Catholic Bishops’ Conferences in Europe will take place this time in Stockholm, Sweden, 13 through 15 of July, at the invitation of the local bishop, Cardinal Anders Arborelius OCD, in charge of the “migration” section of the CCEE Commission “Pastoral Care of Social Issues.” The theme chosen for this year … Continue reading A movement of humanity: the flow of migrants and news
The culture of the encounter was the focus of the annual meeting of the General Secretaries of the Catholic Bishops’ Conferences in Europe, from June 29 to July 2, in Cyprus, the Island of the Apostles Paul and Barnabas. In Nicosia, the General Secretaries confirmed their commitment to promoting the culture of encounter within the Church, in ecumenical relations, and with the whole world. This … Continue reading Do not be afraid, I am with you!
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
By its very nature, the Church is based “on relationships.” In her, people meet God and meet one another. This is why she is also “in relationship” with all men and women. Pope Francis makes a constant appeal for the whole Church to commit herself in promoting the culture of the encounter. In Europe, this is an urgency on many levels. But how can we … Continue reading The culture of the encounter
This morning, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, President of CCEE met with the rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, Secretary General of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in the headquarters of the international organization that gathers over 340 Christian churches. Together with Pastor Olav Fykse Tveit and His Eminence the Metropolitan Gennadios of Sassima of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Co-President of the European Catholic-Orthodox Forum, Cardinal Angelo … Continue reading The CCEE President met the Secretary General of the WCC
“May the light of Thy face shine upon us so that, walking in it, we can see the light of Your inaccessible glory” (Bishops’ liturgy) June 14 through 17, 2018, the annual meeting of the Eastern Catholic Bishops of Europe was held in the Eparchy of Lungro of the Italian-Albanians of Continental Italy, at the invitation of H. Ex. Msgr. Donato Oliverio, the local eparchial … Continue reading Final Press Release of the 21 Meeting of Europe’s Eastern Catholic Bishops