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The system that seduces churches

Sectarianism is a toxic mix that hollows out churches, says David Chillingworth

“DISORDER, bigotry, threats, and, ultimately, bullets and bombs through the post. These scenes shamed Scottish football, but also they shamed Scotland.”

These were the words of the Community Safety Minister in the Scottish Government, Roseanna Cun­ningham MSP, defending its decision to push through the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threaten­ing Communications (Scot­land) Bill before the start of the next football season.

After widespread ...

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