Posts Tagged ‘Call to Disobedience’

Radical priest calls for new ways of parish leadership

Friday, June 5th, 2015

A former vicar-general in Vienna says the Church is at a crossroads in terms of lay parish leadership because of the shortage of priests. Fr Helmut Schüller said merging independent parishes into vast, impersonal parish associations is “pretty much the most unimaginative thing one can do”. In the long run, the Church will not be Read more

Dissident Austrian priest loses title of monsignor

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

An Austrian priest who has openly challenged Catholic teachings on celibacy and the ordination of women has had his title of monsignor take away by the Vatican. Father Helmut Schueller, who heads a group called Call to Disobedience, held the honorary title in his capacity as head of the Austrian branch of Caritas. Continue reading Read more