'Witch' artwork to go ahead
A GIANT artwork that marks the 400th anniversary of the Pendle
witch-trials is to go ahead, despite objections from the Bishop of
Burnley, the Rt Revd John Goddard.
The Bishop had expressed concern about celebrating the date of
the "unjust" trials in August 1612. "Do we want the area to be
known for the injustice and oppression of perhaps elderly women?"
he said. "Some may see it as fun, but there is a fear in my mind we
can become immune to dreadful things that happen in history if ...
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