TweetJan Kurek and Anna Sołtysik (Poland)  Forms and interior divisions of churches in the west and east of Europe have always been similar. People honoured God through cathedrals and small temples, where the interior decoration was rich and enchanting, … Continue reading
Tweet “Sustaining Europe’s rural religious heritage” 29 October – 1 November 2014, Halle – Germany ……
TweetAn article by Celestine Bohlen, June 2, 2014, appeared on the New York Times website and in the International edition of June 3rd. BRUSSELS — When a church closes its doors, it is a sad day for its parishioners. When … Continue reading
TweetEnglish - Français - Deutsch - Svenska - Nederlands 4 out of 5 Europeans think that religious buildings are essential for community life, and want them used more widely. A poll run in April 2014 by the network Future for Religious Heritage (FRH), conducted by Sociovision and … Continue reading
Tweet Crispin Truman, chief executive of the CCT, wrote this blog kickstarting the discussion about the subject of our annual conference. This year FRH Europe’s international conference is on the subject of rural historic churches, synagogues, chapels and other places of worship … Continue reading
The heads of Baptist churches from 120 countries gathered in the Aegean province of İzmir for a congress on “religious tourism” July 8.
Around 600 national and international guests attended the first session of “Religious Tourism Meeting of Civilizations” in Turkey, where the main topic of discussion centered on the importance of religious tourism.
Read the full article here.
- UK – Cathedrals secure £5million for repairs
- NETHERLANDS – Subsidies for monumental churches Utrecht blocked
- SPAIN – Government spends 200.000 on church repairs
- NORWAY – Nordlands oldest church rotting away
- EUROPE – UNWTO Conference on religious tourism, November 2014
- FRANCE – Contemporary art meets religious heritage
- FRANCE – 4th “Nuit des églises” draws attention to endangered churches
- IRELAND – Graveyards and Historic Ironwork
- AUSTRIA – Activists hope to restore oldest Synagogue