Friday, September 4, 2020

Vicar General Designate of Initiates Criminal Complaint Against Author of Anonymous Letter Denouncing Him

 Diocese of Würzburg: "The reason for this is an anonymous letter to the Episcopal Ordinariate in Würzburg, among others, which, according to its statements, contains completely inaccurate allegations against him."

Würzburg ( The designated vicar general Dr. Jürgen Vorndran has filed a criminal complaint and an application of legal action after an anonymous letter against him. In addition, the Würzburg Bishop Franz Jung complied with Vorndran's request to postpone his inauguration as vicar general. In a press release the diocese of Würzburg writes: “The reason for this is an anonymous letter to the Ordinariate in Würzburg, among others, which he claims contains completely inaccurate accusations against him. These are currently being checked by the responsible Church and state authorities. ”More details about the content of the letter are not yet known."

Vorndran was just elected dean by the cathedral chapter in May 20. So far he has been pastor of the parish community of Würzburg city center and dean of the dean of Würzburg City.


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