Posts Tagged ‘Doris Wagner-Reisinger’

Acquittal of Vatican official a ‘scandalous verdict’ Comments 0

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Canon lawyer Professor Thomas Schüller of Münster University, one of Germany’s best-known canon law experts, has sharply criticised the acquittal of Vatican official Fr Hermann Geissler (FSO), an Austrian priest and a former section head at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. He called the acquittal a “scandalous verdict” as it had been Read more

Vatican court acquits priest of soliciting in confessional Comments 0

Monday, May 20th, 2019

The Vatican Supreme Court has acquitted an Austrian priest accused of making sexual advances during confession. Father Hermann Geissler who formerly worked at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith resigned from his post in January after allegations against him went public. He has always maintained his innocence. The day he resigned, the congregation Read more