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Austrian woman who wants to celebrate Mass this Easter- full interview now published
Catholic Church Conservation ^ | 6th April 2012 | Cathcon

Posted on 04/06/2012 11:39:48 AM PDT by Gillibrand

Delicts include the desecration of the confessional and sexual abuse of people in confession. When I think we are grouped with the abusers, I wonder how much all of this is upside down. They say we seek to fit ourselves into a role we are not entitled to. We say: the question is whether the clergy are not being presumptious when they take the distribution of the Sacrament on themselves. In addition, we will soon no longer have enough clerics. At that stage, we will have had to have thought about how we should deal with the problem.

derStandard.at: The church is known for their rigid structures. Do you think there is any chance of change?

Heizer: The change does not come from the top- 100 percent. Those who have the power do not deliver. And in this case, it is often about power. The theological arguments do not play the main role. In the Bible, Jesus said, "Take and eat" and not "take and eat, when an ordained priest is available." The change comes from below. If reprisals come from the top, we just need to take this into account.

derStandard.at: You face a censure or excommunication. What will happen next to you?

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TOPICS: Catholic; Religion & Politics; Worship
KEYWORDS: austria; ordination; rome; women
The second part of the translation done- the whole posted here.
1 posted on 04/06/2012 11:39:54 AM PDT by Gillibrand
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To: Gillibrand

Please take the poll at the top of the page!


2 posted on 04/06/2012 11:40:31 AM PDT by Gillibrand (Gillibrand)
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To: Gillibrand

Why not just declare herself Pope?


3 posted on 04/06/2012 11:52:31 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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