Priest calls women to ‘self-examination’ for femicide

Gazzetta del Sud

Turin, December 26 – A flyer displayed on a church bulletin board by a priest in the northern region of Liguria, and then subsequently posted on the social network Facebook by outraged members of the congregation, has caused an uproar for allegedly “encouraging” violence against women. The priest from the San Terenzo church in the town of Lerici, father Piero Corsi, entitled the leaflet “Women and femicide – healthy self-criticism. How often do they provoke?”. The lengthy discussion written by Corsi asks if men are just “randomly crazy, or are they pushed?”. “The fact is that women are increasingly the cause…and end up exacerbating tensions by leaving children to themselves, keep dirty houses, put cold dishes on the table, buy fast food and provide filthy clothes.

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