Kindermissionswerk ‘Die Sternsinger’

Welcome to Kindermissionswerk ‘Die Sternsinger’! Every day, thousands of disadvantaged children across the globe benefit from projects implemented by our partners. With our support, local churches and other partner organisations work towards lasting change in the living conditions and opportunities of children worldwide. 

© Bettina Flitner / Kindermissionswerk
© Bettina Flitner / Kindermissionswerk

As the local branch of the Pontifical Society of the Holy Childhood (POSI) in Rome, we are the international child welfare organisation of the Catholic Church in Germany. Learn more about how to apply for funding and implement projects for children with our support by browsing this website.


In an appeal on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, the Archdiocese of Cologne addresses possible further victims of abuse by Father P., who died in 2019. The Kindermissionswerk is also disseminating this appeal. Father P. was president of the Kindermissionswerk 'Die Sternsinger' from 2000 to 2010.