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European court upholds conviction of Bishop Williamson for Holocaust denial

February 01, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: The European Court of Human Rights has dismissed an appeal by Bishop Richard Williamson, affirming his conviction for violating Germany’s law against Holocaust denial. The traditionalist bishop, once a member of the Society of St. Pius X, has been dismissed from that group and excommunicated (for the second time) by the Vatican after illicitly ordaining a Brazilian bishop.

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