(born 1930, died 2020 Vienna) in 1954 consecrated to be a priest. His book „Jesus in schlechter Gesellschaft“ (Jesus in bad company, 1971) was the cause for a conflict with the Catholic Church. In 1976 followed the suspension. Today hee works as writer and freelance publicist. Many awards, e. g. Österreichischer Staatspreis für Kulturpublizistik (Austrian National Prize for cultural journalism, 2003) and the Axel-Corti-Prize (2006).