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‘The Work,’ a community with a focus on eucharistic adoration, receives final approval from Vatican

Aug 7, 2023

By AC Wimmer

This significant endorsement, announced on the feast of the apostle James on July 25, underscores the growing influence of The... Read more

Students at St. Thomas More School in Austria learn the importance of critical thinking, with an emphasis on logic over sole memorization.

Inside the first Catholic classical school in Austria

Aug 25, 2022

By Leonardo Colon

EWTN News In-Depth Correspondent Colm Flynn recently visited St. Thomas More School in Austria, which offers a unique, classically-based approach... Read more

The coat of arms of Austria and Vienna on the Albertine choir roof of St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Austria’s Catholic Church reports decline in membership, rise in income

Jan 12, 2022

By CNA Staff

A total of 72,055 people formally left the Church in Austria in 2021. Read more

A statue of the Virgin Mary outside the Pfarrkirche St. Alban in Matrei in Osttirol, Austria.

‘Austria prays’: A nation turns to the rosary for an end to the pandemic

Dec 16, 2021

By CNA Staff

The prayer movement is spreading to Germany, Switzerland, and the U.S. Read more

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