posted on Jul, 12 2004 @ 10:35 PM
How long can the Catholic Church keep going untill it collapses under the weight of continously breaking scandals???
"VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- A vast cache of child pornography and photos of young priests having sex has been discovered at a Roman Catholic seminary,
officials said Monday, leading politicians and church leaders to demand a criminal probe and the resignation of the bishop in charge."
Bishop Kurt Krenn, who oversees the diocese, refused to step down, however, dismissing the images as a "childish prank."
Leaders of the Catholic diocese of St. Poelten where the seminary is located, about 50 miles west of Vienna, spent much of the day in an emergency
The seminary's director, the Rev. Ulrich Kuechl, resigned along with his deputy, Wolfgang Rothe, the diocese said after the meeting. It did not
As many as 40,000 photos and an undisclosed number of films, including child pornography, were found a year ago on computers at the seminary, the
respected news magazine Profil reported.