Catholic Church’s Klasnic pick causes a stir

General News

Christoph Cardinal Schönborn’s announcement that Waltraud Klasnic will head a commission dealing with victims of Catholic Church abuse and violence has been met with harsh criticism.Schönborn said in a TV interview on Sunday that the former Styrian People’s Party (ÖVP) governor will head a special commission checking on all claims and reports of sexual abuse […]

No state money for AUA’s Vienna – Linz service


By Thomas HochwarterUpper Austrian governor Josef Pühringer has rejected Austrian Airlines’ (AUA) appeal for financial support for its Vienna – Linz route.The People’ Party (ÖVP) governor today (Weds) confirmed reports claiming the struggling airline had contacted the government to discuss subsidies.”Financial support by the state of Upper Austria is out of the question,” Pühringer  said.The […]