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

Published 02/02/2010 | 05:00

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.

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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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