- Created on Monday, 18 November 2013 08:00
- Written by Giorgio Alberico
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From 7th-9th November the “Friends” of "Together for Europe" gathered in Paris for their annual meeting. One hundred and twenty five leaders of 46 movements and communities of different Churches and 13 European countries - from Russia to Portugal , Denmark to Slovenia, were present at the meeting which took place in the historic setting of Montmartre.
The theme that had been chosen was: "Yes" to the poor and marginalized, as was expressed in the message of Stuttgart 2007.
- Created on Monday, 26 August 2013 18:42
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At “Together for Europe” the 2014 St. Ulrich Award
The European “St. Ulrich Foundation”, based in Dillingen (Bavaria, Germany), has announced that the prestigious “European St. Ulrich Award” 2014 is to be awarded to the ecumenical “Together for Europe” project.
“We are pleased and grateful for this honour,” commented Gerhard Pross, spokesperson of the German project committee. “For us this provides a further boost that the spirit of “Together for Europe” – communion and Christian values – might shine more in society and in the Churches.” Past award winners have included ex-German Chancellor Helmut Kohl; Polish Archbishop Emeritus Alfons Nossol; and the Community of St. Egidio.
- Created on Friday, 28 June 2013 18:53
- Written by Gabri Fallacara
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The culture of encounter creates communion
The Steering Committee of Together for Europe meets to reflect on future plans after the third international event: Together for Europe in May 2012.
The Committee made up of eight members including the Catholic, Orthodox and Evangelical-Lutheran Churches met at the Saint Egidio Community headquarters in Rome on 4thJune, 2013. The main purpose of this meeting was to discuss the fruits of the past year and try to understand together the next step to take. As Chiara Lubich liked to say, trying to see "the score written in heaven."
- Created on Saturday, 12 May 2012 19:25
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Together for Europe 2012
We are European citizens, representing a large number of movements and communities that desire to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We are Christians: Catholics, Evangelical-Lutherans, Anglicans, from the Orthodox Church and free Churches, coming from different European countries and regions. Despite the great differences in our places of origin and histories, we have become friends and we are connected by a fraternal collaboration.
- Created on Monday, 04 April 2011 11:32
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Events took place in many European cities, especially where communion among the various movements and communities is more alive. These events illustrated the initiatives and experiences which have brought about a fuller understanding and a more fruitful collaboration between very diverse realities, such as the Christian communities and movements. They also aimed to illustrate progress made together in the face of the imminent challenges of our continent.
- Created on Saturday, 28 April 2012 11:06
- Written by José Manuel Barroso
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Together for Europe, 12 May in Brussels
Statement by the President of the European Commission
José Manuel Barroso
Dear friends of "Together for Europe",
For several years now "Together in diversity" has been the slogan of the European Union and "Together for Europe" embodies just that! "Together for Europe" stands for unity, respect and solidarity – values that are at the heart of our European project. It is my pleasure to assume the high patronage of your event.