International Old-Catholic Bishops' Conference

An international Old-Catholic congress has met regularly since 1890. The International Old-Catholic Bishops' Conference is the main instrument for the maintaining of the ties of the communion. It not only decides on internal church matters but serves to promote relationships with various other churches. The president of the conference is the Archbishop of Utrecht. Old-Catholics number about 115,000. With the exception of the Old-Catholic Church in the Czech Republic, all the member churches of the Old-Catholic Bishops' Conference are members of the World Council of Churches.