In response to the difficult time communities all over the world are facing due to the Covid-19 virus outbreak, H.Em. Card. Angelo Bagnasco and H.Em. Card. Jean-Claude Hollerich SJ, respectively President of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) and President of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), raise a common prayer to God for help, comfort and salvation. In … Continue reading Deliver us from evil!
The annual Plenary Assembly of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences will take place in Santiago de Compostela at the Hospedería San Martín Pinario from 3 to 6 October 2019 upon the invitation of the Archbishop of Santiago, H.E. Mgr. Julián Barrio Barrio, and with the support of the whole Spanish Bishops’ Conference. The chosen theme for this Plenary is: “Europe, time to wake up? … Continue reading Europe, time to wake up? The signs of hope
1 August 2019 Since it has become a fruitful tradition between the Christian Churches in Europe – the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) and the Conferences of European Churches (CEC) – they are uniting once again this year in one voice to re-affirm responsibility for creation and issue an invitation to prayer. The Season of Creation, from 1 September until 4 October, is a … Continue reading Season of Creation 2019 – The Network of Life
Four years after Pope Francis’ Encyclical letter on the “care for our common home”, representatives of European Bishops’ Conferences, as well as Catholic organisations and movements, held in Brussels the Second European Laudato Si’ Reflection Day on Wednesday 12 June 2019. At the core of the event, a call on Catholics and all people of good will to carry out a lifestyle conversion to answer … Continue reading Towards a Conversion of Lifestyle
On the occasion of the 53rd World Social Communications Day, a new version of the website for the Council of the European Bishops´ Conferences has been published, www.ccee.eu. It has been a project of graphic redesigning and architecture oriented towards simplicity and accessibility. In the design and access of the information it guarantees users to find what they are looking for quickly. In accordance with … Continue reading New Website Online
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
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