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Online-Bibeldialog: ZUSAMMEN IN EUROPA, 11.-15. Nov. 2020

Online-Bibeldialog: ZUSAMMEN IN EUROPA, 11.-15. Nov. 2020

Unter dem Titel "ZUSAMMEN IN EUROPA. Religiöse Identitäten und religiöse Differenzen." führt unser Kooperationspartner, die Europäischen Bibeldialoge in Berlin, von 11.-15. Nov. 2020 einen Online-Bibeldialog durch. Geplant sind täglich eine bis zwei Online-Einheiten...

Gewagt! 500 Jahre Täuferbewegung

Gewagt! 500 Jahre Täuferbewegung

2020 startet das Gedenken an 500 Jahre Täuferbewegung, das 2025 seinen Höhepunkt erreichen soll. Fünf Themenjahre sollen bis dahin Charakteristika der täuferischen Tradition aufgreifen. Den Beginn macht 2020 das Motto "gewagt! mündig leben". Dazu ist ein 120 Seiten...

General Secretary Fischer visits Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs

General Secretary Fischer visits Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs

Bishop Michael Chalupka of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Austria and CPCE General Secretary Mario Fischer visited Alexander Schallenberg, the Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs. The purpose of the meeting was to present the CPCE as a European...

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The CPCE is the umbrella organisation of the protestant churches. 94 lutheran, methodist, reformed and united churches from over thirty countries in Europe and South America belong to it. With that the CPCE represents altogether around 50 million Protestants.

The CPCE exists thanks to the Leuenberg Agreement of 1973. It concluded: churches are allowed to be different because they appeal to the Gospel as their common basis. That sounds simple, but has far-reaching consequences: since then a lutheran minister can preach from a reformed pulpit or a French minister lead a congregation in Germany.

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Online-Bibeldialog: ZUSAMMEN IN EUROPA, 11.-15. Nov. 2020

Online-Bibeldialog: ZUSAMMEN IN EUROPA, 11.-15. Nov. 2020

Unter dem Titel "ZUSAMMEN IN EUROPA. Religiöse Identitäten und religiöse Differenzen." führt unser Kooperationspartner, die Europäischen Bibeldialoge in Berlin, von 11.-15. Nov. 2020 einen Online-Bibeldialog durch. Geplant sind täglich eine bis zwei Online-Einheiten...

About us

The CPCE is the umbrella organisation of the protestant churches. 94 lutheran, methodist, reformed and united churches from over thirty countries in Europe and South America belong to it. With that the CPCE represents altogether around 50 million Protestants.

The CPCE exists thanks to the Leuenberg Agreement of 1973. It concluded: churches are allowed to be different because they appeal to the Gospel as their common basis. That sounds simple, but has far-reaching consequences: since then a lutheran minister can preach from a reformed pulpit or a French minister lead a congregation in Germany.

European Cities of the Reformation

The “European Cities of the Reformation” is a project to strengthen the partnerships between the European churches and their towns and cities as they celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The scheme promotes the vibrant interaction of art, culture and spirituality and encourages historical adventures and tourism in the towns and cities where the Reformation evolved.

The CPCE awarded participating towns and cities the title “European City of the Reformation” and right to use the official emblem and a joint media campaigns to publicise the full range of activities.

A Guide to the Ethics of Reproductive Medicine

The progress of reproductive medicine and its possibilities have raised hopes and expectations as well as concerns in our societies and churches in recent decades. And the outcome of the possible developments cannot be foreseen yet. The CPCE believes that the time has come to identify the mutual Protestant reasoning in this discussion.

The CPCE is aware that the medical technological possibilities will progress further. The Guide is not the final word. But it offers a fundamental and manifold guide for a common Protestant orientation at the European level. It invites and encourages the Member Churches to work further on these questions in their specific contexts.