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Bishop's vexing beliefs have deep roots

Three seminarians in 1980s describe 'offensive' remarks

Brothers Joseph Rizzo (left) of Weymouth and the Rev. John Rizzo, seen here in Sydney, described Bishop Richard Williamson as an unabashed anti-Semite who was hostile to women. Pope Benedict XVI recently ended Williamson's excommunication. Brothers Joseph Rizzo (left) of Weymouth and the Rev. John Rizzo, seen here in Sydney, described Bishop Richard Williamson as an unabashed anti-Semite who was hostile to women. Pope Benedict XVI recently ended Williamson's excommunication. (Left: Tom Herde / Boston Globe; Right: AP Photo)
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / February 20, 2009

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John and Joseph Rizzo were looking for an old-fashioned Catholicism when, fresh out of Weymouth South High School, they enrolled at a small schismatic seminary in Connecticut where Mass was in Latin and the modern era was viewed with suspicion. (Full article: 1041 words)

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