The bishop of Feldkirch, Austria, Benno Elbs, took up the words of Pope Francis on married priests and called for an open debate of the question, Austrian public radio reports.
In an interview published today in Austria, Bishop Elbs said that
one can, and indeed should, discuss all things.
For regions with very few priests, a solution is needed. The Church must think about this. It is a question of securing the transmission of the faith for the future.