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The "Committee for Relations with Muslims in Europe" (CRME) was jointly set up by the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and the Council of European Bishops' Conferences (CCEE) to help the European churches identify and reflect upon the new challenges for the dialogue between Christians and Muslims in Europe. It is made up of members, consultants and observers. The committee has a four-year mandate and meets twice a year. It follows a similar working group "Islam in Europe" that had been founded in 1987. The following are some of the recent documents prepared by the committee.



European Christian-Muslim Conference
"Being a Citizen of Europe and a Person of Faith. Christians and Muslims as Active Partners in European Societies"
Brussels-Malines/Mechelen, 20-23 October 2008


Press Release
The European Christian-Muslim Conference (20-23 October 2008) was attended by 45 Christian and Muslim representatives from 16 European nations. The organisers of the meeting were the Committee for Relations with Muslims in Europe of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) and the Conference of European Churches (CEC). It occurred as an event within the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue and the 60th anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration on Human Rights. It met from October 20th to 23rd 2008 and was supported financially by the European Union...

Final Statement English
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Christians and Muslims: Praying together?
German version
French version

Meeting Muslims?
German version
French version


Letter on Education
German version
French version