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Power’s world: the pope should resign

By Jonathan Power  

A range of people, from cardinals to the German chancellor, Anglela Merkel, have told the pope, or communicated to the press, their profound unhappiness at what he has done by lifting the excommunication of the ultra-traditionalist British bishop, Richard Williamson, who has questioned the extent of the Holocaust and denied the existence of gas chambers in Nazi death camps. The notorious interview on Swedish radio was only broadcast last month, but a Google search suggests that the bishop has long held…

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