Sunday 23 April 2017

Today children, the new word is . . . ANOTHER FINE MESS WE'RE IN ...

Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

Learning a new word is always fun. The latest is 'Christophobe'. That is, we learned, someone who has launched attacks on Christianity and the Christian faith.

For example, anyone who was guilty of saying that it probably would have been better for the collective national psyche if the most powerful non-governmental institution in the country hadn't spent decades as a paedophile protection ring would be a Christophobe.

But it brings up an interesting conundrum -- this column has been accused numerous times of being Islamophobic.

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