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German court confirms Bishop Williamson's conviction for Holocaust denial

Catholic World News - April 16, 2010

A German court has confirmed the conviction of Bishop Richard Wiliamson for his public statements questioning the severity of the Holocaust. But the court reduced the fine imposed on the traditionalist prelate to €10,000 ($13,350), noting that the bishop's comments were made to a Swedish television interviewer, and Williamson had no way of knowing that they would be reproduced in Germany, where it is a criminal offense to question the Holocaust. Neither Bishop Williamson--who now lives in England--nor his Swedish interviewer appeared at the German trial.

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  • Posted by: Minnesota Mary - Apr. 16, 2010 11:46 PM ET USA

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