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Family and Life Commission

First meeting of the CCEE Commission Family and Life

Dublin, Ireland

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 »

General Secretaries

Do not be afraid, I am with you!

46th Annual Meeting in Cyprus

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! »

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 »

General Secretaries

The culture of the encounter

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 »

Ecumenism

The CCEE President met the Secretary General of the WCC

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 »

21st Meeting of the European Eastern Catholic Bishops

Final Press Release of the 21 Meeting of Europe’s Eastern Catholic Bishops

Lungro, Italy, 14-17 June 2018

“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 »