Imprint is the internet portal of the Catholic Church in Germany and a division of Allgemeine gemeinnützige Programmgesellschaft mbH (APG), based in Bonn, in accordance with its statutes.

APG - Allgemeine gemeinnützige Programmgesellschaft mbH

Internet portal

Heinrich-Brüning-Straße 9
53113 Bonn
Telephone: 0228-26000-136
Fax: 0228-26000-7002
Commercial Register of the Bonn District Court: Bonn HRB 19140
Sales tax identification number: DE 129 521 487

Managing Director:

Dr. Matthias-Johannes Fischer
(Responsible within the meaning of § 18 para. 2 MStV)
APG - Allgemeine gemeinnützige Programmgesellschaft mbH
Internet portal
c/o Dr. Matthias-Johannes Fischer
Heinrich-Brüning-Straße 9
53113 Bonn

Head of Technology and Design:

Gregory Elson (Business Development Manager of APG mbH)

Editorial Manager:

Björn Odendahl (bod)

Editorial team:

Carina Adams (cad)
Matthias Altmann (mal)
Christoph Brüwer (cbr)
Melanie Düßel (mpl)
Tobias Glenz (tmg)
Christoph Paul Hartmann (cph)
Benedikt Heider (ben, Volontär)
Stefanie Heinrichs (sth)
Gabriele Höfling (gho)
Meike Kohlhoff (mkh)
Roland Müller (rom)
Felix Neumann (fxn)
Madeleine Spendier (msp)

Berlin Correspondent's Office:

Steffen Zimmermann (stz)

Stefan Witzisk
External data protection officer

HiSolutions AG
Friedrich-Breuer-Str. 19
53225 Bonn
Tel: +49 (0) 228 52 26 81 75

Lars Holdorf
Deputy External data protection officer

HiSolutions AG
Schloßstr. 1
12163 Berlin

Joachim Beilfuß
Internal data protection coordinator at medienhaus GmbH

medienhaus GmbH
Heinrich-Brüning-Str. 9
53113 Bonn
Tel: +49 (0) 228 26 00 01 78


Youth Protection Officer:

Steffen Zimmermann(

Competent supervisory authority within the meaning of § 5 para. 1 no. 3 TMG for livestreaming programme:

Landesanstalt für Medien Nordrhein-Westfalen (LfM)
P.O. Box 10 34 43
40025 Düsseldorf
Tel.: 0211-77007-0
Fax: 0211-727170

Legal notice:

All rights reserved. The content, structure and look of the internet pages of and the subportals of, in particular the texts, graphics, photos, videos presented there are protected by copyright and/or competition law. Any use without the written consent of APG is prohibited, unless exceptionally permitted by law. This applies in particular to the duplication and distribution in printed or electronic form, the exhibition, making available to the public and other public reproduction, including the processing and use of adaptations as well as the licensing, leasing and other transfer of rights of use. Abusive downloading of video files is expressly prohibited.

APG continuously checks and updates the information on its website. Despite all due care, facts may change at short notice. We therefore cannot accept any liability or guarantee that the information provided is up-to-date, correct and complete at all times. Our Internet pages do not contain any advisory offers, but merely information which is provided to you free of charge. Please understand that we reserve the right to change, supplement, delete or cease publication of the information provided at any time without prior notice. Should you become aware of what you consider to be incorrect, outdated or incomplete information, we would be pleased if you would point this out to us.

Our website contains links to external websites of third parties over whose content we have no influence. The respective provider or operator of these sites is always responsible for the content of the linked sites. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not recognisable at the time of linking. As a matter of principle, we do not adopt the content of linked websites as our own, but refer to further information on the respective topic similar to a footnote. However, a permanent control of the contents of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete indications of a violation of the law. If we become aware of any infringements of the law, we will remove such links immediately after checking the facts. Should you notice a violation of the law on third-party websites linked by us, we would therefore ask you to inform us.

Privacy policy:

Here you can find our privacy policy.

News agencies:

  • Evangelischer Pressedienst (epd)
    The copyright for epd news is held by the Evangelischer Pressedienst in Frankfurt am Main. Distribution, storage or reproduction without a licence agreement is not permitted. All rights reserved.
  • Catholic News Agency (KNA)
    All rights reserved. Any media use and forwarding of KNA news is only permitted within the framework of written agreements with KNA.

IVW (Informationsgemeinschaft zur Feststellung der Verbreitung von Werbeträgern e. V.): is IVW-checked