Articles by: Community of Protestant Churches in Europe CPCE

EUR: Active Solidarity and Unity in Diversity

EUR: Active Solidarity and Unity in Diversity

by / on 2013/05/08, 15:08 / in Europe

Presidium of the CPCE marks Europe Day on 9th May Reflecting upon on its own positive experience as a European church community and also in the face of the severe crisis in which Europe is currently embroiled, the Presidium of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe recalls the courage and vision articulated in the Schuman Declaration of 9th May […]

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HU: Ökumenische Konferenz zum Jubiläum der Leuenberger Konkordie

HU: Ökumenische Konferenz zum Jubiläum der Leuenberger Konkordie

by / on 2013/03/27, 12:42 / in Europe: CPCE, Featured, Hungary

Anlässlich des 40Jahr-Jubiläums der Leuenberger Konkordie haben die GEKE-Mitgliedskirchen in Ungarn am 18. März eine Festkonferenz veranstaltet. Im Mittelpunkt stand das heutige Verständnis der Kirchengemeinschaft.

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EUR: “Ruf zur Sache”

EUR: “Ruf zur Sache”

by / on 2013/02/20, 13:33 / in Europe

Anlässlich des 40jährigen Jubiläums der Leuenberger Konkordie stellt der Rat der GEKE die Rolle der Konkordie als Ruf zur Besinnung auf das Wesentliche in den Vordergrund. Im Rahmen seiner Sitzung in Wien würdigt der Rat die Leuenberger Konkordie als grundlegendes Dokument der Gemeinschaft Evangelischer Kirchen in Europa und erinnert an ihre bleibende Bedeutung für die Außenbeziehungen der Kirchen. „Die Leuenberger […]

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EUR: The Community of Protestant Churches in Europe on the Year of Citizens – “Civil Rights and Human Rights must go hand in hand”

EUR: The Community of Protestant Churches in Europe on the Year of Citizens – “Civil Rights and Human Rights must go hand in hand”

by / on 2013/01/11, 08:11 / in Europe

The Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) welcomes the decision of the fora of the European Union to dedicate the European Year 2013 to the topic of its citizens.

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EUR: Pan-European Festival of the Reformation

EUR: Pan-European Festival of the Reformation

by / on 2012/10/08, 09:43 / in Europe, Europe: CPCE, Featured

Community of Protestant Churches in Europe sets new aims and objectives The Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) has called for a pan-European festival to celebrate the Reformation, emphasising its intent to “illuminate the European-wide dimension of the Reformation” in a resolution passed at the close of its General Assembly in Florence. The towns and cities that were particularly […]

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EUR: European Churches demand financial transaction tax and European Banking Union

EUR: European Churches demand financial transaction tax and European Banking Union

by / on 2012/10/02, 07:52 / in Europe, Europe: CPCE

The 7th General Assembly of the CPCE in Florence has issued a formal statement to its churches and the general public outlining its stance on the current situation in Europe. The statement was published October 1st. In this statement, the CPCE voices its recognition of the efforts already undertaken to combat the current crisis and concurs that there really is […]

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EUR: CPCE elects Presidium: Weber, Tarr, Locher

EUR: CPCE elects Presidium: Weber, Tarr, Locher

by / on 2012/09/26, 07:15 / in Europe, Europe: CPCE, Featured, Italy

New leadership for the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe: Election of the Presidium und General Secretary The freshly elected Council at the CPCE’s Assembly in Florence has elected the new Presidium and appointed the organisation’s General Secretary during its inaugural meeting on 25th September 2012. The tripartite Presidium consists of Gottfried Locher, Klára Tarr Cselovszky and Friedrich Weber, with […]

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EUR: Community of Protestant Churches in Europe welcomes its 106th member

EUR: Community of Protestant Churches in Europe welcomes its 106th member

by / on 2012/09/25, 09:36 / in Europe, Europe: CPCE, Italy

The Iglesia Evangélica Luterana of Ecuador signs up It’s official: the Iglesia Evangélica Luterana del Ecuador (IELE) has now become the 106th church to join the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE). The formal agreement was ceremoniously signed by the CPCE’s President Thomas Wipf and retired Senior Church Councillor Rüdiger Schloz, a serving minister until 2009 and now representative […]

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EUR/IT: “No such thing as freedom unless women are free”

EUR/IT: “No such thing as freedom unless women are free”

by / on 2012/09/24, 20:23 / in Europe, Europe: CPCE, Featured, Italy

The renowned director and screenwriter Cristina Comencini voices criticism of the stereotyping of women in Italy at the CPCE’s General Assembly. Film maker and author Cristina Comencini denounced the patriarchal structures and violence against women within Italian society at the General Assembly of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe. “There is no such thing as freedom as long as […]

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EUR/IT: Rosangela Jarjour: An Endangered Future for Christians in the Middle East

EUR/IT: Rosangela Jarjour: An Endangered Future for Christians in the Middle East

by / on 2012/09/22, 14:11 / in Europe, Europe: CPCE, Featured, Italy

“We don’t want to become refugees, but to live in peace and with full citizens’ rights and duties in our own land”, says the General Secretary of the Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches, and resident of Homs, to the General Assembly of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe. Rosangela Jarjour has drawn attention to the dramatic predicament of […]

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