Church and Society Commission of the Conference of European Churches
Commission Eglise et société de la Conférence des Eglises européennes
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1964 Brussels Belgium
1964, Brussels (Belgium), at Ecumenical Centre. The Centre first launched Consultative Committee of Churches in the EEC, which subsequently became Commission of Churches of the European Communities. The latter took over legal responsibility from the Board of the original Ecumenical Centre, Jan 1978, when a Constitution and Status, and new title, Ecumenical Commission for Church and Society in the European Community (ECCSEC) -- Commission oecuménique pour Eglise et société dans la Communauté européenne (COESCE), were adopted. Name changed in 1985 to European Ecumenical Commission for Church and Society (EECCS) -- Commission oecuménique européenne pour Eglise et société -- Europäische Ökumenische Kommission für Kirche und Gesellschaft. Incorporates, since Nov 1986, the former U-XE0072 - Protestant Churches' Secretariat for the Council of Europe. Strasbourg (France) office set up in 1986. Constitution amended, 1994. Also referred to as Commission européenne oecuménique pour Eglise et société (CEOeES). Present name adopted 1 Jan 1999, when F-XD0401 - Conference of European Churches (CEC) merged with U-XE2525 - Association oecuménique pour Eglise et société - Bruxelles (AOES). Ceased to exist, when merged into CEC, Dec 2014.
Study and examine church and society questions in a socio-ethical perspective; monitor European institutions; deal with specific responsibility of churches in EU member states for internal policies of the Union; strengthen the common witness of churches in Europe and vis-à-vis the European institutions.
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