The latest sacrilege in Schonborn’s cathedral…

Lenten Peek-A-Boo:
Oversized Sweater disfigures Cathedral in Vienna

No seamless garment: A view of Vienna cathedral’s sanctuary during Lent 2020

The Archlayman of Vienna, Mr. Christoph Schönborn, is no stranger to scandal, sacrilege, or blasphemy. Despite having been hospitalized recently for a pulmonary embolism, it seems that the 75-year-old apostate has no intention of dying in the state of sanctifying grace.

For the sacred season of Lent, Schonborn’s man in charge of the cathedral, “Fr.” Anton Faber, had the Austrian artist Erwin Wurm, who appears to specialize in the bizarre and the disturbing, design and put up a special Fastentuch (“Lenten cloth”).

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