From 8-9 May 2023, a meeting of Catholic prison chaplains from Europe took place in Würzburg. This meeting was organised by Doris Schäfer, the European representative of the ICCPPC (International Commission of Catholic Prison Pastoral Care), a worldwide association of Catholic prison chaplains.
In 2019-2020 Dr. Ryan van Eijk wrote some Newsletters for the European prison chaplains.
What has happened in Europe since the last congress?
Report of the representative.
Austrian prison chaplaincy volunteers received the human rights prize 2015. They were awarded for the fact that by their work they give expression to a realization of social human rights.