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An evangelical Belfast preacher was grossly offensive in making a pulpit declaration that he doesn't trust a single Muslim, a court heard today.

Prosecutors claimed Pastor James McConnell's "unrepentant" characterisation of an entire religion has no legal protection.

The 78-year-old clergyman has gone on trial over the contents of an internet-broadcast sermon were he branded Islam "satanic" and "heathen".


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