Commisariat of the German Bishops -
Catholic Office in Berlin

Under the direction of Prelate Dr. Karl Juesten, the staff members act on behalf of the German Bishops' Conference in political matters vis-à-vis the organs of the Federation, the joint organs of the federal states, the federal states representations to the Federation, the political parties and the social forces acting at the federal level, as well as, in connection with this, vis-à-vis international bodies. This also includes representing the European political and legal concerns of the German Bishops' Conference at national and European level in Berlin and Brussels. The office is a dialogue partner of the European institutions, agencies and other bodies in accordance with Article 17(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.       (website only available in German language)