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June 11, 2007

Church operates protection racket

by Feòrag

England: Further to their getting upset that someone noticed the existence of one of their buildings, the Church of England is now demanding money from Sony and access to young people to promote their particular superstition.

Sony has so far given them the attention they deserve - none.

Church demands Sony game donationThe Guardian, 11th June 2007. See also Church annoyed at game makersPagan Prattle, 9th June 2007.

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Posted in Hypocrisy at 07:18. Last modified on June 11 2007 at 07:24.
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1: Posted by: Simon | June 11, 2007 11:54 AM

I'd have a lot more sympathy for them if one of the most prominent CofE churches in the country, St Martin's in the Fields, wasn't currently displaying an ad for jeans the size of a fucking house -


2: Posted by: Feòrag | June 11, 2007 4:33 PM

Good grief, that's not even sympathetic to the environment it's in. Bloody ecclesiastical exemption! Love your photos, too, Simon.

3: Posted by: Andrew Ian Dodge | June 14, 2007 10:35 AM

The press conference they help had a wiff of the Sharpton about it. I am glad to see that Sony is basically telling them to "bring it" viz a lawsuit.

4: Posted by: G. Tingey | June 18, 2007 5:50 PM

Erm, but ...
I thought the whole thing about the church was that it was (is) a giant protection racket?

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