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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.


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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