Coordinating Committee (CoCoA)

Coordinating Committee elected in “Manastirea Parintilor Carmelitani Desculti”/ Snagov (Rumania) – april 2019. (sitting, left to right: Inara, Marleen and Sophie standing, left to right: Gisela, Noemi, Sabine and Vroni) NOEMI ADORJANI (1977) is Hungarian, lives in Targu Mures, Romania and comes from the Christian Women’s Training Association (ACAF), where she works as a president […]

IXE Group

Report of the IXE meeting, 28 – 30 September 2019 in Zadar, Croatia At the invitation of the Croatian representation, women and men from various organisations and groups from France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Belgium, Poland, Croatia and representatives of COMECE, the European Bishops’ Conference, the Central Committee of Catholics in Germany met for the […]


Mission statement To be a Catholic women’s voice and be an actor in building a living Europe that works for the common good and gives a more human face to Europe and the world. Andante works, through its networks in Europe and through local initiatives, for the just participation of women in society and in […]


… is a network of, at this moment, 22 Catholic women´s organisations in Europe, representing a total membership of approximately 1,2 million women. ANDANTE Secretariat: e-mail: secretariat(at)andante-europa.net  

French Social Weeks (SSF)

On invitation of SSF president Jérôme Vignon, Marie-Louise van Wijk participated in the congress of this organisation of French Catholic women and men, 20th – 22nd November in Paris. With the theme ‘A new society, new solidarities’ this year’s session wanted to explore the idea that the denial of the other has not only led […]


Members of Andante are Catholic women’s organisations officially recognised within their own countries, whether at national or regional level; no individual membership. Organisations for women and men may also be members on condition that their representatives are women and that the issues raised concern women. Membership shall consist of full members. Please contact for membership: […]