Italian priest provokes storm with misogynist rant


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An Italian priest has been urged to resign after posting comments claiming women provoke violence against themselves.

Father Piero Corsi has sparked a wave of protests after sticking this flyer on the door of his San Terenzo church in the northern region of Liguria.

The lengthy text accuses women of ratcheting tensions in family life and inciting sexual attacks.

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