Next week, the Pope, bishops invites you to Rome. It should go to the abuse in the Church. Doris Reisinger will be there. She was raped as a nun by a priest.
Shortly after she was raped, thinks the sister Doris Reisinger: "I can never tell anyone. And this is the most Important thing is that no one ever hears about this." Otherwise, people would doubt the Church.
Reisinger was joined as a 19-Year-old in a religious community in Rome. God was always there for you comfort and Confidence. The first step in the community was so logical. What followed was disturbing. And, finally, destructive.Complete task
First of all, it fits the rhythm of the order in Rome and to the submission. She told you that she had been formed in the convent after an Ideal of perfect self-abandonment, so that they "could not tell in the end: I or do I want to! or I don't want anything! I simply just works."
The former sister, Doris Reisinger could not at some point say: "I don't want to."
Reisinger prohibits doubt. Doubt, the are for you to try. You want to stay on the chosen path. Until she is raped. Religious brothers and sisters live close to each other. A brother to her, then suddenly he's in your room.
the Church is my home, thinks the young woman. And you don't want to understand that their home is being destroyed. You are not told of abuse only in your room. Also in the confessional. Reisinger speaks with a responsible sister in a religious order. Says Doris have led the priest into temptation.Pope: "It is still made."
Abused nuns and sisters, the Pope said recently at a press conference. On the return trip a visit to the Emirates, Pope Francis said that bishops and priests would needs nuns miss. And further: "I believe that it is still done. This is not a thing that stops just like that, the thing goes on."
a New thing is not"". Already in the 1990-ies, the American sister Mary O‘Donnohue reports of sexual Assaults by priests against nuns gathered. They documented cases from 23 countries. O’Donnohue writes, the priest demanded Sex for work permits by nuns in certain dioceses. Not unusual is that priests, sisters asked to take the pill. Already in 2001 the Italian newspaper had reported on the "La Republica", in an African convent for 20 sisters had been pregnant.
The Pope said recently to the abused nuns: "This is not a thing that stops just like that."nuns as Sex-slaves
in Reports by O’Donnohue Africa was in the Focus. The sisters had been attacked by priests especially, because they were considered to be infected than non-HIV -. The Vatican acknowledged at the time, "regional problems". But the sister also reported of cases in Latin America, Asia and Europe. From the Vatican itself, there are reports of a community of nuns as Sex-slaves were kept. In the social media different Affected network just under #nunstoo.your in luck: a confrere
Reisinger said, your luck was that you could trust a brother. Together, they left the order. Today, they are married. Without your husband you would not be alive, believes Reisinger. She has written a book about her story: "I". Today, she lives in the state of Hesse. In the next week, she completes her doctoral work in philosophy.
Today, she is happy. The rapes date back eleven years. Could Reisinger to call your younger self something, what would you young woman? The woman who wanted the same after high school, serve God, and in the order entered? People think they know what God wants, "and the want to in your life by pressing" dangerous, she says. If God is speaking to us, then to our mind and our sense of the past.
she has displayed her rapist. The authorities did not pursue the case. The alleged offender has reported to a consensual intimate relationship. The Vatican investigated. Although there had been a papal Visitation of the community. But what exactly came out, you know really. There is until today no official Statement from Rome.cardinal: "I believe you"
Vienna's cardinal Christoph Schönborn has read Reisinger's book. Recently there was a moving Meeting, was allowed to accompany the Bavarian radio. The cardinal has told her three words that she has heard from a high Church representatives. Three words you longed for: "I believe you!"