European Council of Religious Leaders ECRL

The European Council of Religious Leaders (ECRL) brings together senior religious leaders from Europe’s historical religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam together with Buddhists, Hindus, Sikhs and Zoroastrians.

ECRL is one of five regional Interreligious Councils within the Religions for Peace global network. Religions for Peace – accredited to the United Nations – is the world’s largest and most representative multi-religious coalition advancing common action for peace since 1970.

‘Retired’ bishop rallies for peace

‘Retired’ bishop rallies for peace

Gunnar Stålsett, the retired bishop of Oslo, spent much of his career championing peace and reconciliation, also as a member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. At an age of 83 he’s still promoting peace while traveling the globe, and feels he recently made some...

ERCL to be partner in Religion and Constitutions project

ERCL to be partner in Religion and Constitutions project

ECRL is pleased to announce new project ‘Religious Perspectives on Constitutional Values’ in partnership with the Institute for Democratic and Electoral Assistance. The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral assistance (IDEA) approached the European...

ECRL Annual Reports 2017

ECRL Annual Reports 2017

European Council of Religious Leaders ECRL Council Meeting Budapest 7-8 May 2018 Annual Report 2017, President Thomas Wipf and General Secretary Mark Owen Thoughts on our calling: “In the world, but not of the world” Our deeply-rooted religious traditions inspire and...

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