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Pope's Rehabilitation Of Holocaust Denier Angers Jewish Leaders

02/27/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Leading members of Britain's Jewish community have joined in condemnation of the Pope's decision to lift the excommunication on a bishop who denies the Holocaust at the same time as the nation commemorates the six million Jews murdered in the Nazi death camps.

Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday, in the middle of the Jewish Sabbath, lifted the excommunications on four bishops of the traditionalist Society of St Pius X, including the English Old Wykehamist Bishop Richard Williamson.

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