Left to Right: Bishop Michael Bünker, Rev. Arlington Trotman, Metropolitan Emmanuel, Ms. Doris Peschke

Press Release, 20 December 2010

Message by the President of CEC and Moderator of CCME on International Migrants Day 2010:
Let us celebrate diversity together and find ways to address the common challenges in society – together, not apart

At the end of the year of European Churches Responding to Migration 2010, H.E. Metropolitan Emmanuel of France, President of the Conference of European Churches, and Rev. Arlington Trotman, Moderator of the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe issued a joint message. Full Text of Message ; Photo Gallery

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Migration 2010-Achievements, Challenges and Future PerspectivesMigration 2010-Achievements, Challenges and Future Perspectives

Contributions to the Conference "European Churches responding to Migration 2010-Achievements, Challenges and Future Perspectives", Vienna 17-18 December 2010:

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RESPECTING MIGRANTS’ RIGHTS

“In that day there will be a highway from Egypt to Assyria. The Assyrians will go to Egypt and the Egyptians to Assyria. The Egyptians and Assyrians will worship together”. (Is. 19, 23)

17-18 December 2010 

Conference - "Year of European Churches responding to Migration 2010-Achievements, Challenges and Future Perspectives"

Representatives from churches from across Europe met in Vienna 17th and 18th December 2010 to review achievements, challenges and future perspectives of the Year of European Churches responding to migration 2010. The conference, which on 18th December commemorates International Migrants Day, analysed contemporary achievements and challenges in the area of migrants´ rights in Europe. At the same time highlighted activities of churches from across Europe during the Year of European Churches responding to migration. Please follow the link for the programme outline...

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