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# James McConnell

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# satanic sermon
Freedom to preach "Islam is satanic" from a church pulpit is hailed as "a victory for the gospel"
“It is not the task of the criminal law to censor offensive utterances.”
# Belfast
Over 1000 turn up at court to support pastor behind 'satanic Islam' comments
James McConnell was charged over a sermon he gave last year.
# James McConnell
NI pastor charged over a sermon in which he branded Islam 'satanic'
First Minister Peter Robinson involved himself in the controversy by defending Pastor James McConnell.
# Northern Ireland
Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I'd trust Muslims 'to go down to the shops for me'
The North’s first minister has been criticised for his comments in defence of a controversial pastor’s sermon.
# Derry
Arrest made after man shot dead by two masked men in Derry
The 48-year-old suspect is also being questioned about a shooting incident in Feeny in 2004,