Skip to comments.Bishop Williamson to Appear in Court Against His Alleged Holocaust Conviction
Posted on 09/30/2010 2:00:47 PM PDT by 0beron
Munich (kath.net/KAP) British Bishop Richard Williamson will stand before the court for the judgment he received from the Regensburg Court for sedition and "trivializing" the Holocaust. The appeal against the April fine of 10,000 Euro is set for the 29th of November. The speaker of the National Court of Regensburg, Johann Piendl, verified this for the German Catholic News Service, KNA. "I am pretty certain, that my client will participate", explained Williamson's attorney, Mattias Lossmann, on Thursday.
In April Williamson, who belongs to the Society of Pius X, which is not recognized by Rome [kath.net just had to throw that in there], has been living in London and had not personally appeared at his trial. Representatives of the Society had ordered him not to come. According to Lossman's estimate this will not happen again, because the Society had "not captured any good press".[For not allowing him to appear]
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wait til reuters spins this.
Williamson. (sigh) Arch. Marcel-François Lefebvre made a terrible mistake when he illicitly consecrated Williamson.
I would think Catholics would be happy the the press was not pretending that this anti-Semite was a real Bishop of the Catholic Church.
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