Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Austrian cardinal: dissident priests cannot serve in administrative posts : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

The following excerpts are from Catholic World News:
  • Vienna’s Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has announced that priests who support a “Call to Disobedience” cannot serve as the heads of local deaneries. But the dissident priests continue to serve as pastors in the Vienna archdiocese.
  • The archdiocese announced on June 26 that priests who were vocal supporters of the “Call to Disobedience” would not be appointed to administrative positions. Father Peter Meidinger, who had been a dean in one archdiocesan region, confirmed that he had resigned his post after telling Cardinal Schönborn that he would not back away from his support of the dissenting statement. Father Meidinger remains pastor of two parishes.

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Austrian cardinal: dissident priests cannot serve in administrative posts : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

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