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Jean’s journey into the Catholic Church was propelled by an earnest desire to align himself with the apostolic tradition, a lineage he felt was absent in his previous religious experiences.

YouTuber finds faith: from evangelical roots to Catholic conviction

Apr 2, 2024

By AC Wimmer

A YouTuber disillusioned with his experience in an Austrian evangelical Protestant environment has found a spiritual family and home in... 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 inner courtyard of Heiligenkreuz Abbey in the Vienna Woods, Austria.

Catholic archdiocese of Vienna sees rise in seminarians

Nov 19, 2020

The archdiocese of Vienna has reported a rise in the number of men training for the priesthood.   Read more

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, the archbishop of Vienna, pictured in 2015.

Cardinal Schönborn laments exodus of Austrian Catholics

Jul 17, 2020

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has said that he regrets that an increasing number of people are leaving the Church in Austria.   Read more