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An article on Newsbiscuit, The News Before it Happens:

"Despite protests from dissidents in Catalonia, the Roman Catholic Church in Spain has voted by a large majority to retain the Inquisition, citing its cultural importance and its popularity with the people.

While it has been said that victims of the Inquisition do not get a fair crack of the whip, adherents point to the relatively low numbers actually tortured and executed and the low levels of re-offending.

‘To be fair,’ said Grand Inquisitor Cardinal Torquemada, 41, ‘the victims are given every chance to recant, and it’s only the ones who won’t see sense and survive the initial torture rounds that are actually put forward to the final auto-da-fé stage.

‘In that respect it’s very similar to the treatment handed down in English-speaking countries in so-called talent shows, but far more dignified. And we would never victimise the mentally ill like you do with ‘I’m a Celebrity’ or did with ‘Big Brother’. And have you seen how the French inflict misery on millions with their political discussions?’" Read the rest ...
 
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