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» General News 2012-05-30
One in five Austrians consider Viennese Archbishop Christoph Cardinal Schönborn as a reactionary clergyman.
» General News 2012-05-24
Another top-tier representative of the Austrian Church has warned the Preachers’ Initiative from consequences.
» General News 2012-05-22
A Catholic preacher who established a group of "disobedient" priests reacted coolly to Viennese Archbishop Christoph Cardinal Schönborn’s warnings.
» General News 2012-05-18
Viennese Archbishop Christoph Cardinal Schönborn is upping the pressure on Helmut Schüller’s Preachers’ Initiative.
» General News 2012-04-24
A critical Catholic movement from Austria has received a renowned award in Switzerland.
» General News 2012-04-19
Alois Kothgasser, the archbishop of the Diocese of Salzburg, has decided to apply for retirement.
» General News 2012-04-10
A Catholic preacher plans to withdraw from his local parish after a gay man entered the community council.
» General News 2012-04-06
The head of the Austrian Preachers’ Initiative has reacted positively to the Pope’s criticism.
» General News 2012-04-03
A gay man has been allowed to participate in his local parish’s activities.
» General News 2012-03-15
An end to the feud between the Austrian Church’s leaders and a "disobedient" group of preachers seems out of reach.
» General News 2012-02-22
A vast majority of Austrians approve a controversial group of Catholic priests’ demands.
» General News 2012-02-06
The head of a group of "disobedient" parish priests has called for mercy on homosexuals.
» General News 2012-01-26
The highest representatives of the Austrian Catholic Church gathered with Vatican officials to speak about a group of priests who declared themselves "disobedient", it has emerged.
» General News 2012-01-26
A parish priest has apologised for publishing the names of people who decided to leave the Church.
» General News 2012-01-23
A parish priest who encouraged clergymen to be "disobedient" towards the Vatican plans to go international.
» General News 2012-01-11
The number of people leaving the Catholic Church has decreased dramatically.
» General News 2012-01-09
The Social Democrats (SPÖ) have spoken out against a charge on people who left the Church.
» General News 2012-01-06
A conservative politician has started a countrywide debate by suggesting that people should be ordered to pay a charge after leaving the Church.
» General News 2011-11-15
Members of a small parish in Vienna are outraged by Archbishop Christoph Cardinal Schönborn’s decision to hand over the church to the city’s Serbian-Orthodox community for free.
» General News 2011-11-08
A group of priests opposing the Vatican’s principles finds more and more support, according to its head and a new survey.
» General News 2011-10-17
A former lawyer or a retired state prosecutor is set to head a special investigative commission after former residents of a children’s home spoke out about serial rapes by carers.
» General News 2011-10-14
The Austrian Greens and moderate Muslims are infuriated after the Austrian foreign minister agreed with Saudi Arabian officials to set up an interreligious centre in Vienna.
» General News 2011-09-29
A public hospital’s doctor and psychologist are under scrutiny for allegedly cooperating with an exorcist.
» General News 2011-09-08
A steel cross erected to celebrate the pontiff’s visit to Austria nearly 30 years ago will undergo a complex renovation after concerns were voiced it could collapse.
» General News 2011-08-22
An elderly man died as he collapsed walking down a mountain after a mass.
» General News 2011-08-18
The majority of Austrians are in favour of an expansion of abortion services.
» General News 2011-08-17
Parents of first-formers are bracing themselves to spend hundreds of Euros in the coming weeks, a poll has shown.
» General News 2011-08-09
Conservative lawmakers have waded into controversy by erecting a wayside shrine depicting a late governor’s portrait – surrounded by a halo.
» General News 2011-08-09
Lower Austrian police are investigating over money allegedly stolen from a church’s offertory box in the past weeks.
» General News 2011-08-05
Social Democratic (SPÖ) Health Minister Alois Stöger has been harshly criticised over plans to expand abortion services in Austria.
Brit Soldier Rescued After Climbing Mountain In T Shirt
A British soldier who tackled the frozen Austrian Alps wearing just shorts and a T-shirt has been rapped by officials after he had to be rescued from the snowy peak.
Mum And Daughter Struck By Lightning In Pool
A mother and her daughter were hospitalised after they were struck by lightning – in a swimming pool.
Police Nab Porn Star Who Filmed In Local Church
A woman accused of making a porn movie in a local church has been caught after an informant tipped off police that he recognised her by her breasts after an appeal for information.
Young Hip Hop Dancer Gets 18 Years For Drug Smuggling
A blonde hip hop dancer and charity worker promised an international career after she was spotted by a talent scout has been jailed for 18 years in Indonesia after her work offer turned out to have been part of an elaborate drugs con.
Teen Dying Of Cancer Killed At Charity Event After Ride In Porsche Goes Wrong
The family of a sick boy who was offered a trip in a high-performance Porsche because he was dying of cancer is suing the charity after the Porsche he was travelling in crashed head-on into oncoming traffic.
Japanese Pervert Planned Natascha Kampusch Style Kidnap
A Japanese man inspired by Austrian pervert Wolfgang Priklopil kidnapped a 10-year-old girl and kept her in a purpose-built cellar where he planned to train her to become the perfect wife.
German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid
A portly hiker dressed in traditional Lederhosen was rescued after he yodeled for help after getting stuck for three hours in a cattle grid.
Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes
An award-winning Austrian winegrower is believed to have set a new record after leaving harvested grapes for an incredible nine months before fermenting them to create an ultra-sweet white and red wine.
Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond
An Austrian castle owner got a shock after discovering this massive aircraft wheel had landed in his duck pond.
Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party
Austrian gun maker Gaston Glock has celebrated his 85th birthday with a huge ceremony in which the charitable work of himself and his wife Kathrin was honoured with a top Austrian award, and confirmation that this year two streets and a business park are to be named after him.
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