Posts Tagged ‘Schoenborn’

Schoenborn’s mum doesn’t want him to be pope

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Eleonore Schoenborn, 92, the elderly mother of Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn’s hopes her son will not become pope. Fearing she would never see him and that he would be overwhelmed by Vatican intrigues, she toldĀ the Kleine Zeitung newspaper,”The whole family is afraid that Christoph will be elected pope.” Recalling Pope Benedict’s farewell speech, which made Read more

Vienna Cardinal wants to avoid schism

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
Cardinal Kristoph Schoenborn

Vienna Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn said he would not lead his diocese into a schism with leaders in the Vatican by letting priests flout Church rules after a group of priests issued a “Call to Disobedience” manifesto to try to press reform. The head of Vienna’s Roman Catholic community ruled out sweeping changes demanded by dissident Read more