Episcopal Conference of Belgium

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The Belgian Bishops' Conference (Dutch: Belgische Bisschoppenconferentie; French: Conférence épiscopale de Belgique) is the permanent organ of the Roman Catholic bishops in Belgium. It is a member of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences. It includes the bishops, auxiliary bishops and retired bishops of the ecclesiastical province of Belgium.

Bureau[edit]

The chairman is the archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels, Jozef De Kesel. The Secretary-General is Herman Cosijns

Members of the Belgian Bishops' Conference[edit]

Bishops[edit]

Auxiliary bishops[edit]

Emeriti[edit]

Operation[edit]

Within the Belgian Bishops' Conference, there are four standing committees and three Episcopal bishops committee. Each of them stands in front of a bishop to be elected as members of two or three bishops, as other members of the clergy and experts can be included. Furthermore, the bishops' conference has a coordination committee. In his work on the commissions and committees are prepared to be further discussed and inter-diocesan projects. This committee is chaired by the chairman of the Bishops' Conference.

The commission[edit]

Commission on Faith and Church

Commission on Evangelism

Commission for the Diocese

Commission "Gaudium et Spes"

Committee[edit]

Committee for Media

Committee for administrative, legal and financial issues

Committee for Contacts with the public institutions and local governments

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