Seminary Axes Holocaust Denier
Conservative society sacks bishop reinstated by pope
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Feb 9, 2009 9:13 AM CST
British-born Bishop Richard Williamson conducts a Mass in an undated photo.   (AP Photo/Courtesy SVT)
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(Newser) – The Holocaust-denying bishop embroiled in controversy since Pope Benedict lifted his excommunication has been booted from his Argentine seminary, the Independent reports. Richard Williamson's ultra-conservative sect sacked him as seminary director as the Vatican increased pressure on the bishop to recant his controversial statements that Jews were not gassed during World War II.