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The high altar of St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria. Credit: Bwag via Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Austria coronavirus lockdown: Catholic bishops tighten guidelines on church celebrations

Nov 23, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The country went into full national lockdown on Monday Read more


Austria’s Catholic bishops: Draft assisted suicide law ‘unacceptable’

Nov 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The bishops are taking part in a review of the law. Read more

A baptismal font in St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria.

Adults from Afghanistan, Iran, prepare to be baptized as Catholics in Vienna

Oct 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

Some have had ‘very deep religious experiences.’ Read more

The website of We Are Church Austria with the statement from Martha and Gert Holzer.

Austrian couple excommunicated for simulating Mass

May 23, 2014

An Austrian bishop has announced that a married couple, including a leader with a dissenting Catholic organization, have excommunicated themselves... Read more