So we had to try to break this barrier, which wasn’t easy.
But in the meantime, we’ve had many who have come from different areas and regions who have met through the website.
They tended to be around 35 to 40 years old and were pessimistic because, in their village or in the place they worked, there were only divorced people, or they weren’t Christian or committed.
So we offered the bishop help, to pray, but we also thought about trying to create similar Catholic organizations to those in the United States but which didn’t exist in Germany or Austria.
There was only a Protestant website in Austria, which was rather expensive.
It’s also difficult for a Catholic country like Austria to use a website which is not, in a certain regard, Catholic …
In the meantime, we have websites in nine other languages — [for example] Hungarian, Croatian, Slovenian, Slovakian, and also in Portuguese, which is very funny because then it could also conquer the market in Brazil. They see, say, five profiles of nice people, and they are happy to at least stay in the battle [to find a holy spouse].If he wants to say he’s not a practicing Catholic but on the way, or he’s still Protestant but he wants to still be open to the teaching to the Catholic Church, that’s okay,” as then we’re not controlling.This is really important to underline because there are some Jewish sites which, as far as I know, are very strict.so it’s also a matter of the denomination, not just Christian, but Catholic.What we said was: “Okay, to be a member, they have to pay 50 euro a year, and they get the right to use all the tools.