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23.05.2014: Help for Eastern Europe

Kolping strongly represented at Renovabis opening 2014


The Diocesan Organization Dresden-Meißen actively participated in the central Renovabis opening on May 17 - 18 in the diocese Dresden-Meißen: On May 15, an event with the National Secretary of Kolping Lithuania, Lina Kalibataité, took place in Leipzig-Schönefeld which was accompanied by the Lithuanian music group TUTO. Apart from general information about Renovabis Lina Kalibataité gave an insight into the work of the Kolping Society in Lithuania - whose projects are also supported by Renovabis.

The official opening ceremony took place in Dresden. Apart from the Pontifical Mass with the Bishop of Dresden, Heiner Koch, a colourful stage programme was the frame for the solidarity projects presented there. The Diocesan Organization of Dresden-Meißen participated and presented its partnership campaign with the Kolping Family Prague. The host interviewed Jana Zemanova and Bohumil Mimra from Prague on this subject, as well as the Diocesan Secretary Norbert Grellmann.


The Bishop of Dresden, Heiner Koch, talks to Lina Kalibataité, Kolping Litauen and Jana Zemanova from Prague

The National Secretary Lina Kalibataité in Leipzig.

Norbert Grellmann, Diocesan Secretary of Dresden-Meißen (left) at the kick off in Dresden with Jana Zemanova und Bohumil Mimra from Prague