Tuesday 6 December 2016

Blasphemy . . . Sexual freedom . . . Pubs . . . Keane

Published 12/01/2011 | 05:00

The Pope has called on Pakistan to repeal its blasphemy law. He should now call on the Irish Government to repeal its blasphemy law, a law that I believe was enacted to suck up to the Persian Gulf states -- the Government was seeking to do business with them at the time.

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It was also designed to satisfy anyone who believed their religion must never be criticised regardless of any offence it caused.

Brian Abbott
Bishopstown Road, Cork

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