Catholic press

There is a large variety of periodical Catholic publications, a total of 124 different titles in many categories: diocesan press (27), mission magazines (2), mission and order press (23), women’s magazines (4), cultural and special-interest periodicals (33), weekly magazines (9), association magazines (10), bulletins and press services (4), children’s and youth magazines (9) and daily newspapers (3).

Further information

Katholischer Medienverband
Dachauer Str. 50, 80335 München
Tel: 089 / 517010-36; Fax: 089 / 517010-38

Verband Deutscher Zeitschriftenverleger e.V. (VDZ), Fachverband Konfessionelle Presse
Haus der Presse
Markgrafenstrasse 15, 10969 Berlin
Telefon: (030) 72 62 98-0, Fax: (030) 72 62 98-103

Catholic library associations

Borromäusverein e. V. in Bonn and St. Michaelsbund e. V. in Munich are responsible for distributing books and other items with religious, educational and entertaining content and for promoting their sensible use. The two associations serve about 3500 Catholic public libraries, most of which are operated by local parishes. All Catholic public libraries in Germany which are supported by specialist diocesan services have a total staff of about 35,000. They offer roughly 18 million books and media for lending.

Further Information

Borromäusverein e. V.
Wittelsbacher Ring 9, 53115 Bonn
Tel: +49 (0)228 – 7258-0
Fax: +49 (0)228 – 7258-189

St. Michaelsbund e. V.
Herzog-Wilhelm-Straße 5, 80331 München
Tel.: +49 (0)89 –23225-0
Fax: +49 (0)89 –236809-68

 

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