Scotland: Church backs anti-bigotry initiative
Catholic World News - August 26, 2011
The director of the Scottish Catholic Media Office, has praised the charity Nil by Mouth for developing anti-bigotry seminars for the workplace.
“Sectarianism is often a euphemism for anti-Catholicism, which has existed in Scotland for over 450 years,” said Peter Kearney. “Any change of emphasis by anti-sectarian organizations, which reflects the fact that over ten years of such programs we have seen sectarian offences rise, is to be welcomed. Clearly, football, which accounts for around 15% of convictions for religious aggravated crimes, is not at the heart of this problem.”
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