Mary MacKillop is going to become a very important figure, I'd say, because she fucking stopped a paedophile priest. She was way ahead of her time. She withstood the persecution [of the church authorities who excommunicated her]. She was brave enough to stand up to them
What should be done?I call them the Vatican't. It's a nest of devils that's run by people with no respect for God or children or the rest of us.
The Pope and the top tier of the church should step down immediately, she said. ''And after they step down they should present themselves at their local police stations and ask to be prosecuted.''
After that, she said, ''we should burn the fucking Vatican to the ground, frankly, and I know if Jesus was here that's exactly what would be happening''.
There's a misconception that O'Connor is anti-Catholic, but in fact she's fiercely spiritual, and in 1999 was ordained a priest of a breakaway Catholic order.So, far from being an anti-Catholic Atheist, Sinead O'Connor comes from a place of deep respect for the teachings of Jesus and Catholicism.
''I'm someone who really believes in the Holy Spirit, whatever you want to call it - fucking Allah or Daisy or Fred - and I don't like to see that spirit being misrepresented to the point where people are horrified to even think of the 'G' word,'' she said.