Coordinating Committee (CoCoA)

Coordinating Committee elected in “Manastirea Parintilor Carmelitani Desculti”/ Snagov (Rumania) – april 2019. NOEMI ADORJANI (1977) VERONIKA (Vroni) PETERHANS (1963) is a German-speaking Swiss and comes from the Schweizerischer Katholischer Frauenbund (SKF) where she is co-president of the Canton association and member of the SKF executive committee. Vroni is a primary school teacher as well […]

IXE Group

Conflicting memories As the representative of Andante, its Chair is a member of this Group ‘Initiatives of Christians for Europe’. Together with CoCoA-member Maria Demeterova (Slovakia) she participated at the conference on ‘Conflicting memories, 23rd of March in Warsaw, Poland. The conference was well attended and those who participated will confirm that they have witnessed […]


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: […]