Council of Europe Conference “Homosexuality and Contemporary Christianity”
On 5 July 2018, Misha Cherniak, Programme Officer and coordinator of the Orthodoxy Working Group, and Wielie Elhorst, Co-President and coordinator of the Political Advocacy Working Group, were present at a unique event, a one-day conference on homosexuality and contemporary Christianity, organized by the SOGI Unit of the Council of Europe. Effectively, mostly Orthodox academics and church representatives took the floor to share their vision on homosexuality and Orthodox anthropology and ecclesiology (programme).
Homily: Towards Welcoming and Affirming Christian Communities
Homily on the Occasion of Closing the Annual Conference 2018 of the European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups “Towards Welcoming and Affirming Christian Communities”, 13 May 2018
Press Release: Hopes and Expectations of Young LGBT People Towards the Youth Synod
The 37th Annual Conference of the European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups, organised by Cammini di Speranza and REFO (Evangelical Network Faith and Homosexuality), took place in Albano Laziale, near Rome, 9 to 13 May 2018. On 12 May, the Conference included an event specifically for young LGBT+ people to provide input to the Youth Synod organised by the Roman Catholic Church, to find possible ways to reach a state of inclusive pastoral care.
European Forum Grateful for Generous Donation from German Congregation
The European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups wishes to express its extreme gratitude to the Evangelische Kirchengemeinde from Nauheim, Germany, whose members recently chose to donate 1,400 euros to the European Forum’s Agape Fund.
Albano Laziale / Rome 2018. Provisional Programme
“Towards Welcoming and Affirming Christian Communities”
Albano Laziale / Rome, 9–13 May 2018