Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Manfred Scheuer’

People want married priests and female deacons

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Austrian bishop Manfred Scheuer has written to Pope Francis explaining people are calling for married priests and female deacons in the future ordained ministry. Scheuer told Francis with regards to the Eucharist as the font, center, and summit of the life of the church, three changes are called for. Read more:  

We Are Church head excommunicated after Mass simulated

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

The head of the international pro-reform We Are Church movement has been excommunicated by the Vatican. Austrian Martha Heizer and her husband Gert suffered this penalty for regularly “simulating the Mass” without a priest present. According to a statement from Innsbruck diocese, the pair publicised this practice, which forced Bishop Manfred Scheuer to take legal Read more