Czech Bishops' Conference

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Medal of the Czech Bishops' Conference, 2012

The Czech Bishops' Conference ( Czech : Česká biskupská konference ) was founded by the Holy See and is the assembly of bishops in the Czech Republic . It is the bishops' conference of the Roman Catholic Church in the Czech Republic and the Greek Catholic Church in the Czech Republic .

Working basis

The task of the Czech Bishops' Conference is the pastoral cohesion of Catholic Christians in the Czech Republic. It is supposed to promote unity and to this end uses pastoral programs. These should be adapted to the existing time and the current circumstances.

The Bishops' Conference is subject to the provisions of the Codex Iuris Canonici (CIC) and has its headquarters in Prague . She is a member of the Council of the European Bishops 'Conferences (CCEE) and the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Community (COMECE).


Archbishop Jan Graubner, chairman of the Czech Bishops' Conference

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Greek Catholic:


The Czech Bishops' Conference has a praesidium, a "permanent council", a general secretariat, several commissions and councils for special areas of responsibility. Their leaders are appointed by the conference; they can appoint additional members and set up committees.

The Bureau

The Permanent Council

The permanent council consists of the presidium and at least one additional bishop, currently František Radkovský and František Lobkowicz .


  • For doctrine and principles of belief
  • For church services and order of worship
  • For the priests and priest training
  • For Catholic education, university education, schools and catechesis
  • For business and law
  • For the religious community


Chair since 1990

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. New Secretary General of the CBK