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Professor Eric Heinze: 'On Churches and Dictators: The Pope comes to Britain' in the Washington Post

Professor Heinze comments on the Pope's forthcoming visit to Britain and Ann Widdecombe's defensive remarks on the Church.

15 September 2010

He says: "Some campaigners condemn Benedict's presence on British soil altogether, appalled at his Church's intransigence on paedophilia, contraception, abortion, or gay rights. Others, seeing him more as a clergyman than as a head of state, simply rage at the 20 million pounds of taxpayer funds to be spent on it."

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