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Simon Parke: Glory and bonfires

ONLY a hermit in the deserts of Middle Egypt will have failed to notice Nick Griffin’s recent appear­ance on Question Time. He will also have missed the shining figure of glory emerging from this bonfire of hypocrisy.

The shining figure is not Mr Griffin, a small-time bigot who hit the publicity jackpot. We will grant him a little bravery; for a figure of hate must live with threats. But we will not grant him pity or applause, because he peddles a myth of ...

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Tue 29 Jul 14 @ 15:13
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RT @bishopcoynePlease pray for the safe release of Fr. Paolo Dall'Oglio, who was abducted in Syria one year ago today. http://t.co/r796npC2J9