Chris Hoellriegl

Sie engagiert sich bei zahlreichen humanitären Projekten weltweit und berichtet von Begegnungen mit den unterschiedlichsten Menschen an den verschiedensten Orten weltweit, die zum Nachdenken anregen sollen.

Why clothes don’t just make people

Although Gottfried Keller was right when claiming that clothes make people, particularly the way that clothes are produced, consumed or disposed does so much more – in regards to human rights abuses or environmental damage, for instance. Diana Sanabria, who…

CAFOD: Climate activism, the fix the food system campaign, and the slightly different, but often forgotten face of the Catholic Church

The Christian Churches have undoubtedly been in a crisis for quite a while. Headlines on sexual assaults, corruption, and/or abuse of power seem to not want to end, especially in Germany. The same applies simultaneously and particularly in the 21st…

Step up! A call for more civil courage and social responsibility

It was a cold Saturday evening in November when I was walking through my favorite food market. It seemed to be my lucky day today! When I approached the stall of my friend Antonio (name changed) where I usually get…

Step up! A call for more civil courage and social responsibility

It was a cold Saturday evening in November when I was walking through my favourite food market. It seemed to be my lucky day today! When I approached the stall of my friend Antonio (name changed) where I usually get…

Everyday Heros: An inspiring story of Chocolate muffins for homeless people in London

Everybody somehow knows that homelessness is a problem. What many however do not really want to actively comprehend is that it has also turned into an increasingly urgent problem in many big European cities in the last years.[1] This became…

Be grateful

It had been raining cats and dogs when I met Ana. In fact, if it had not been raining so heavily the day that I had to seek shelter with all my groceries in a nearby church, I would probably…

Be Bold!

Sometimes, the craziest encounters happen when you least expect it. For instance, on a plane to New York, where I was accidentally moved to another seat and found myself sitting next to Michael Christopher, an emeritus professor from California. On…