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For the first time, a woman heads a main department in the ordinary

Because of Corona at a distance and without the usual handshake, Vicar General Thomas Keßler welcomed the three new heads of department in the Episcopal Ordinariate of Würzburg.

This reports the diocese press service. He presented Dr. Christine Schrappe (Department of Education and Culture), Deacon Dr. Martin Faatz (Central Tasks Department) and Robert Hambitzer (HR Department) received their appointment certificates.

Kessler wished them God’s blessings for the new activity. “With them as the new head of department, we have made a significant change in the structure of the Episcopal Ordinariate,” said the Vicar General.

Number of main departments reduced from nine to six

The total number of main departments has been reduced from nine to six. For the first time, Schrappe was a woman at the head of a main department, he emphasized. “And there are now more lay people in positions that were otherwise reserved for priests.”

He hopes that this way, more managers can come from within the company in the future. The vicar general characterized Hambitzer as an experienced human resources man who brought in this outside view.

Schrappe had already gained experience as deputy head of the main department of extracurricular education and was known for her willingness to break new ground.

He had a long community with Faatz, Kessler explained. “He knows the Episcopal Ordinariate as well as few of us because of its diverse activities.”

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