" Leading atheist claims his homily was an 'incitement to hatred'
The complaint was made by former Fine Gael election candidate and atheist John Colgan, who said that the address by Dr Boyce was in breach of the Prohibition of Incitement to Hatred Act, 1989, according to the Irish Independent.The homily, entitled: "To Trust in God" was delivered to worshippers during a novena at the Marian shrine in Co Mayo last August.Colgan referred in his formal complaint to two key passages in Boyce's homily which he believes broke the law.Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Irish-Bishop-may-be-prosecuted-for-hate-speech-after-criminal-referral-138314174.html#ixzz1kxyyKyCX
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Monday, January 30, 2012
Bishop may be prosecuted for hate speech after criminal referral
Bishop may be prosecuted for hate speech after criminal referral - Irish Central