Council of the Bishops' Conferences of Europe
The Council of the Bishops’ Conferences of Europe (Consilium Conferentiarum Episcoporum Europae, CCEE) gathers the presidents of the 33 Roman Catholic bishops’ conferences of Europe and the archbishops of Luxembourg and of the Principality of Monaco, as well as the Bishop of Chişinău (Moldavia). CCEE should not be confused with Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Community (COMECE).
The president is Cardinal Péter Erdő, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest and Primate of Hungary. The vice-presidents are Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Archbishop of Genoa, and Archbishop Angelo Massafra, Archbishop of Shkodër-Pult. The general secretary of CCEE is Father Duarte da Cunha. The headquarters of the Secretariat is in St. Gallen (Switzerland).
- Roger Etchegaray, Archbishop of Marseille (1971–1979)
- Basil Hume OSB, Archbishop of Westminster (1979–1986)
- Carlo Maria Martini SJ, Archbishop of Milan (1986–1993)
- Miloslav Vlk, Archbishop of Prague (1993–2001)
- Amédée Grab OSB, Bishop of Chur (2001–2006)
- Péter Erdő, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest (since 2006)
General Secretaries of CCEE
- Fr. Alojzij Šuštar (1971 – 1977)
- Fr. Ivo Fürer (1977-1995)
- Fr. Aldo Giordano (1995 – 2008)
- Fr. Duarte da Cunha (since October 2008)
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