Old Catholic Church of Austria


Old Catholic Church of Austria

The Old Catholic Church of Austria is the Austrian member church of the Old Catholic Churches' Union of Utrecht. It was nationally recognized in 1877, despite objections of the imperial dynasty and the Roman Catholic hierarchy in the formally pro-Vatican I Roman Catholic state of Austria-Hungary.


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Old Catholic Church — Old Catholic parish church in Gablonz an der Neiße, Austria Hungary (now Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic). A considerable number of ethnic German Catholics supported Döllinger in his rejection of the dogma of papal infallibility …   Wikipedia

  • Old Catholic church — Any of a group of Western Catholic churches that separated from Rome after the First Vatican Council promulgated the doctrine of papal infallibility (1869–70). Old Catholic churches in the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, and… …   Universalium

  • Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands — See the article on Ultrajectinism for a more detailed description of historical and theological events. The Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands; Dutch: Oud Katholieke Kerk van Nederland, is the mother church related to the Old Catholic… …   Wikipedia

  • Old Catholic Church in Italy — The Old Catholic Church in Italy is the Italian member church of the Union of Utrecht, which is in full communion with the Anglican Communion (so that members of both communions are permitted to receive the sacraments in one another s churches).… …   Wikipedia

  • Old Catholic Church of the Czech Republic — The Old Catholic Church of the Czech Republic[1] consists of the Czech parishes in full communion with the Union of Utrecht of the Old Catholic Churches. The Church is also a member of the National Ecumenical Council, World Council of Churches… …   Wikipedia

  • Old Catholic Mission in France — The Old Catholic Mission in France represents those Christians in France tied to the Utrecht Union of the Old Catholic Churches through the Christian Catholic Church of Switzerland. v …   Wikipedia

  • Union of Utrecht (Old Catholic) — Part of a series on Christianity   …   Wikipedia

  • List of Old Catholic Churches — The Old Catholic Church is a community of Christian churches.Member churches of Utrecht UnionMember churches* [http://www.utrechter union.org/english/start.htm Union of Utrecht of The Old Catholic Churches] * Old Catholic Church of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Catholic Church of Switzerland — Christian Catholic Bishop s church St. Peter and Paul in Berne. The Christian Catholic Church of Switzerland is the Swiss member church of the Union of Utrecht, also known as Old Catholic Church, originally founded by the jansenists, with a later …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Roman Catholic Church — The History of the Catholic Church from apostolic times covers a period of nearly 2,000 years, [August Franzen, Kleine Kirchengeschichte Neubearbeitung, Herder,Freiburg,1988, p.11] making it the world s oldest and largest institution. It dates… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.