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Danish proposals on sermons, disclosure of donors receive pushback from bishops

January 11, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: One proposed law would require all sermons to be translated into Danish and published. “This law is directed primarily at Muslims — its proponents say they want to prevent parallel societies and things being preached which no one else understands and could be used for radicalization and calls for terror,” said the spokeswoman for the Nordic bishops’ conference. For Catholics, it will require “enormous personal and financial challenges,”

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  • Posted by: wenner1687 - Jan. 12, 2021 8:14 PM ET USA

    If sermons are recorded and put on parish Face-book page, with automatic sub-titles, they can be fairly easily translated by AI into another language. Not perfectly, but understandably. It shouldn't be that expensive. There's usually a computer nerd in the congregation happy to oversee this.