"the Female on-call priests are exposed to sexual harassment via the telephone. In total, about two percent of all calls to the helpline, reports the Echo in the Radio."
"the Purpose of the so-called själavårdssamtal is to provide assistance to people suffering from grief, abuse or suicidal thoughts. But according to the Swedish church is more of talks about men calling women priests and harassing them sexually."
"– It talks with a sexual element, könsord and panting. And secondly, it involves what we call the misogyny, the position, where they are seeking to violate the female priest, she is a woman, " says Vibeke Hammarström, federal director of the union Church to the Echo."
"Because the people calling will be anonymous, it is difficult to stop, and it is also risk-free for the perpetrators to get in touch, says Vibeke Hammarström. The priests who exposed supported by, inter alia, the tutorial."
"– We, the coordinators are there on our priests, and when something like that happens. We also try to educate the priests, " says Monika Kelly, deputy national coordinator for the on-call priest."