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by Mathew John (2020-01-20)

In 1991, when I visited my father in The Memory Hack Review Brazil after a long time, I observed he suffered from hierophobia (fear of sacred things and priests). We approached a church and I mentioned that he should talk with the priest and ask him if he could stay in the Catholic community and be treated by a nun, since he was becoming too old to live alone and his house was in a horrible state. His indifference to the mess and filth in the house was a confirmation of the degree of his craziness.He is schizophrenic since I was born. However, he was always very kind with me because I inherited his facial characteristics and I was a quiet and intelligent child. He was a monster or a hypocrite actor to everyone else, depending on the situation.I had to abandon the idea of entering in the church with him because he had a nervous attack as soon as we parked the car near the church. He started shouting and telling me that he didn't need to confess anything, that he already had confessed to the priest of the church near his house, who was his confessor. He refused to get out the car and he looked so terrified that I understood that I should not insist.I noticed he had removed a small statue of Saint Mary that once was at the front part of his house when I first came, but I didn't ask him why it was not there anymore. He refused to even look at the church and he became very irritated with me because I had the idea of going there. This fear can easily be justified by his sins...