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And how, exactly, is this news playing in Belfast?

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Funny piece in the Guardian on the death of protestant supremacy in that most-Protestant of nations, England. When the King-to-be postpones his own wedding so as not to conflict with the funeral of a Pope, well, frankly, all the good Catholic-supression work of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I is a little bit undermined, isn’t it?

In fact, I think Mark Almond’s article makes an interesting sub-point. In a time of great and deadly religious strife (evangelical Christian v. fundamentalist Islamic to name but one), it would seem one of the greatest and bloodiest of schisms has been reduced to a competition for the media cycle — and the Catholics win!

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