Belgium

B: Belgian Christians have mixed reactions to ban on face veils

B: Belgian Christians have mixed reactions to ban on face veils

1 by / on 2011/08/03, 07:25 / in Belgium, Featured

ekklesia/ENI – Christian organisations in Belgium have had mixed reactions to a criminal code amendment making the country Europe’s second to ban the Islamic veil, or burqa – writes Jonathan Luxmoore. “We’re against this ruling, since it violates basic human rights,” said Kristine Jansone, General Secretary of the Brussels-based Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe. “Although I can’t speak on behalf […]

Read more ›
EUR/B: A Culture of Dialogue for the Common Good

EUR/B: A Culture of Dialogue for the Common Good

0 by / on 2011/05/24, 08:40 / in Belgium, Europe

CEC´s Church and Society Commission to meet in Brussels The “Culture and Contents of the dialogue between the churches and the European Institutions” is the main theme of this year´s Plenary meeting of the CSC of CEC taking place in Brussels from 25-28 May. In the Lisbon Treaty, the European Union Institutions commit themselves to an “open, transparent and regular […]

Read more ›
B: “Belgian Women of Faith Network” to be inaugurated today

B: “Belgian Women of Faith Network” to be inaugurated today

0 by / on 2011/05/05, 08:44 / in Belgium, Featured

Women of all religions commit together… Dutch speakers, francophones, are working for a better recognition of their contribution towards a society with less discrimination. At the Belgian Federal Parliament on 5th May 2011 at 11:00a.m., women of faith unite around a common declaration during the inauguration of the Council of the Belgian Women of Faith Network. They are supported by […]

Read more ›

B: The Belgian Council of Religious Leaders was officially launched in the Belgian Parliament on 17 December 2009, in the presence of her Majesty Princess Mathilde

0 by / on 2011/02/09, 00:00 / in Belgium

Position of the Council concerning the PARLIAMENT of RELIGIONS – Brussels 20141. Basis work : partnership The different religions and spiritual movements in Belgium bear the task of promoting social cohesion and a shared vision of peace. Whilst they ar…

Read more ›

B/EUR: Church representatives meet the Belgian EU-Presidency

0 by / on 2010/10/14, 00:00 / in Belgium

The protection of human dignity, social cohesion and sustainable development must be at the heart of EU policies On Tuesday 12 October, representatives of the churches in Belgium and in Europe1 met with the Belgian EU-Presidency in Brussels. This meeti…

Read more ›

B: Appel au dialogue et à la concertation

0 by / on 2010/09/14, 00:00 / in Belgium

Déclaration Belgian Council of religious LeadersIntroduction En vertu de notre responsabilité sociale, nous prenons la parole. Située stratégiquement comme ville d’accueil pour les institutions Européennes et autres…

Read more ›

B: Communiqué de presse à l’occasion du lancement de ACT Alliance le 24 mars 2010

0 by / on 2010/03/22, 00:00 / in Belgium

L’ONG belge Solidarité Protestante a rejoint un des plus importants réseaux humanitaires qui travaille dans 125 pays avec un budget global de 1,5 milliards US$. La nouvelle Alliance ACT, forte d’un peu plus de 100 organisations, fournit…

Read more ›

B: Eglise Protestante Unie de Belgique

0 by / on 2010/03/20, 00:00 / in Belgium

Pour une Parole hors les murs !Le 20 mars 2010, les paroisses de l’Eglise Protestante Unie de Belgique (EPUB) se rassembleront à Bruxelles pour partager les initiatives qu’elles ont prises au cours des dernières années pour r…

Read more ›

B: Le Dr Guy Liagre prend la parole au nom de la Communauté Protestante et Evangélique lors de la commémoration de la catastrophe ferroviaire à Buizingen

0 by / on 2010/02/26, 00:00 / in Belgium

Le samedi 27 février aura lieu une cérémonie commémorative en la salle Le Bœuf du Palais des Beaux-arts pour les victimes de la catastrophe ferroviaire du 15 février à Buizingen. La cérémoni…

Read more ›

B: Solidaires avec Haïti

0 by / on 2010/01/18, 00:00 / in Belgium

L’Église protestante unie de Belgique (EPUB) appelle les protestants à se mobiliser pour les Haïtiens frappés par un important séisme. Le désastre que subit Haïti suite au tremblement de terre survenu …

Read more ›