Vienna (kath.net) There was an incident in the Archdiocese of Vienna in May in view of the Corona epidemic, which has now become known in the media via "" initiative-corona.info According to the report, in the largely empty cathedral and at a great distance from others, the woman had refused to wear a Covid mask, "because I want to pray to my Heavenly Father without a mask, there is a right to freedom of religion." When a cathedral supervisor called the police, the police led her out of the church. Gisela R. comments: “Jesus Christ is the Lord of the Church, what is the police doing here, it is like Communism!”
The woman was then taken away by the police via Stephansplatz and taken into custody. Gisela R. told the police that she felt humiliated by the mask because it shows that one is the other's enemy and that many people must now die alone. According to the report, the police are considering her being admitted to the psychiatric ward, and it is only after almost 4 hours of police custody that the official doctor finally released her. She later received a criminal fine of EUR 120 for “disturbing the religious peace”. Gisela R. is appealing "because she is not a dog who needs a mask". and because for medical reasons she was not allowed to wear a mask after a pulmonary embolism. A few days later, three policemen visited her at home to question her again. She was quoted and later questioned at the police station. “I am a free citizen who insists on her human rights and does not have to follow dictatorial laws. Politics overrides the law here, ” says Gisela R. “But there are no longer any laws, now Corona is the law.”
kath.net asked the Archdiocese of Vienna for an opinion last week, but has unfortunately received no answers to the incident to date!
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