Born in 1957. As one of the secretaries of CVJM/YMCA Munich, Thomas Römer looks after its volunteer section. On behalf of the Lutheran Evangelical Church in Bavaria he is responsible for the missionary section “Matthäusdienste” in the Evangelical Church of St. Matthew in Munich. He is a memeber of the Steering Committee of Together for Europe since 2005.
Landwehrstr. 13, D-80336 München
Michelle Moran is married to Peter, they live in London and are founder members of Sion Catholic Community for Evangelism (www.sioncommunity.org.uk). Until 2017, Michelle was the President of ICCRS, (International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services) based in the Vatican, and a member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity. She is been involved in Together for Europe since 2007.
SENT, Sawyers Hall Lane
Essex CM 15 9BX – England
Born in 1950, married. From 1984 to 2012 Gerhard Pross was Secretary General of CVJM/YMCA Esslingen/Germany. He held multiple local, national and international roles within CVJM. Since the year 2000 Pross has been responsible for the “Leadership meetings” in Germany. He is co-founder of Together for Europe and a member of the Steering Committee.
“Treffen von Verantwortlichen” / CVJM Esslingen
Magdeburger Str.62, D-73728 Esslingen
Born in 1950 in France. Gérard Testard is married and a father of four. He is a former President of the Fondacio Community and a President of EFESIA, a community for the formation of leaders of Christian institutions, which also promotes Islamic-Christian friendship through meetings “Together with Mary”, as well as solidarity with the poor. Also a co-founder of the Pharos Observatory, Testard is a member of the Steering Committee of Together for Europe since 2004.
2, Allée de la Pommeraie, F-78112 Fourqueux
Born in 1937 in Italy, Maria Voce is a lawyer and was a long-term collaborator of the founder and first President of the Focolare Movement Chiara Lubich. In this capacity she assisted in directing the Movement both in Italy and abroad. Her 10-year residence in Turkey yielded a meaningful experience of dialogue. In 2008 Voce succeeded Chiara as the President of the Focolare Movement and became a member of the Steering Committee of Together for Europe. She favours dialogue and personal relationships as a way of life.
Movimento dei Focolari
Via Frascati 306, I-00040 Rocca di Papa (RM)
Born in 1954, Heinrich Walter is a Catholic priest. From 1998 Walter held positions of responsibility in the Schoenstatt Fathers. From 2003 to 2015 he was President of the General Presidium of the International Schoenstatt Work. His involvement in Together for Europe dates back to 2002.
Berg Sion 1, D-56179 Vallendar
Born in 1950, Italian. Andrea Riccardi is the founder of the Community of Saint’Egidio. He worked as a university professor of contemporary history and history of Christianity. From 2011 to 2013 Riccardi was the Italian Minister for International Cooperation and Integration. In 2009 he received the international “Charlemagne Prize” and in March 2015 became the President of the Dante Alighieri Society. He is a co-founder of Together for Europe.
Comunità di Sant’Egidio
Piazza S. Egidio 3/a, 00153 Roma, ITALIA
T +39-06-58 56 61