Paisley says invitation to Pope ‘a mistake’

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Publication Date 03/07/2010
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Lord Bannside – Ian Paisley, the former Northern Ireland first minister – said on the 2 July 2010 that it was a mistake to invite Pope Benedict on an official visit to the UK in September 2010, after the failings of the Roman Catholic Church to stamp out child abuse by priests.

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