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Bishop: Vatican told of Holocaust denier

VATICAN CITY, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A Swedish bishop says he alerted the Vatican before the excommunication of Bishop Richard Williamson was lifted to statements he had made denying the Holocaust.

Reports: Pope admits mistakes

VATICAN CITY, March 12 (UPI) -- Catholic Pope Benedict XVI admits he made mistakes in lifting the excommunications of a Holocaust denier and three other ultra-traditionalist bishops.

Vatican rejects bishop's apology

VATICAN CITY, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- An apology issued by a Roman Catholic bishop who denied the Holocaust on Swedish television was called unacceptable by the Vatican Friday.

Bishop seeks Holocaust denier's advice

LONDON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Richard Williamson, the controversial traditionalist Catholic bishop, has sought advice from British Holocaust denier David Irving, Irving says.

Holocaust-denying bishop said in scuffle

BUENOS AIRES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The Holocaust-denying bishop who was ousted from Argentina was involved in a scuffle Tuesday at the Buenos Aires airport, sources say.

Argentina tells British bishop to leave

BUENOS AIRES, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- British Bishop Richard Williamson must leave Argentina or face expulsion because of his denial of the existence of the Holocaust, the interior ministry says.

Israeli TV program's jokes rile Vatican

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Merkel calls pope over Holocaust denier

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Bishop needs to see proof of Holocaust

BERLIN, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A recently rehabilitated Roman Catholic bishop ordered to recant his denial of the Holocaust wants to look at the evidence first, a German magazine reports.
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Richard Williamson
(L to R) Jeane Kirkpatrick, Richard Holbrooke, and Richard Williamson testify before the House International Relations Committee on "United Nations Reform: Challenges and Prospects" on March 15, 2005 in Washington. Congress wanted to know what could be done to stop abuses at the UN like the Oil for Food Program...(UPI Photo/Michael Kleinfeld)....

Richard Williamson (born on April 13, 1941 in Fort Deposit, Alabama) was the wide receivers coach for the Carolina Panthers until he retired on January 18, 2010, and was the only coach to be with the team since the team was founded in 1995.

Williamson and his wife, Norma, have two grown children, a son, Rich, and a daughter, Caroline. The Williamsons live in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Williamson was a wide receiver under legendary Alabama coach Bear Bryant for the 1961 and 1962 seasons. He caught Joe Namath's first touchdown pass at Alabama. Williamson would move over to the coaching staff from 1963–1967, helping the Tide win National Championships for the 1964 and 1965 seasons.

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