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Police told of priests' fears.



THE leader of the Catholic church in Scotland has told police that many priests are living in fear from sectarian violence Sectarian violence or sectarian strife is violence inspired by sectarianism, that is, between different sects of one particular mode of thought, not necessarily religious (e.g.  and crime.

In a sermon heard by Strathclyde chief constable Willie Rae, Archbishop Mario Conti Conti (kôNtē`), cadet branch of the French royal house of Bourbon. Although the title of prince of Conti was created in the 16th cent.  said drugs and alcohol played a major part in the violence and threats.

At a memorial service for fallen police heroes in Glasgow yesterday, he said: "There are many parishioners who are afraid to go out at night and many others, including priests themselves."
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Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Nov 17, 2002
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