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Seminary Axes Holocaust Denier

Conservative society sacks bishop reinstated by pope
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 9, 2009 9:13 AM CST
Seminary Axes Holocaust Denier
British-born Bishop Richard Williamson conducts a Mass in an undated photo.   (AP Photo/Courtesy SVT)

(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.
(Read more Richard Williamson stories.)

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