In the World Café, you will find articles from all over the world. Deacons and their wives describe the situation of the diaconate in their respective countries
Pope Francis speaks to the IDC delegation
Get to know our history, our tasks and our aims. Find out more about the people who dedicate themselves to the IDC’s work throughout the world.
Along with texts of a pastoral-practical or systematic-theological nature you will also find up-to-date information on the development of the diaconate in various countries.
Members from over 50 countries receive information about all aspects of diaconate and develop the profile of diaconate.
The Diaconia Christi Internationalis Foundation is promoting active solidarity worldwide in close cooperation with the International Diaconate Centre and with local deacons.
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First non-European President since the founding of the IDC
The IDC strives towards the internationalisation and, at the same time, towards the regionalisation of its work. Many regions have established themselves outside the German-speaking area.
Over 200 participants in the IDC Study Conference in Lourdes coming from all continents and from 30 nations took inspiration from the site and its spirituality as well as from the conference topic “Salvation and Healing in a Diaconal Church” More …
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