Pastor James McConnell was interviewed by police about a sermon he delivered in May last year
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Pastor James McConnell faces prosecution over Islam sermon streaming

A north Belfast pastor who called Islam "heathen" and "satanic" in a sermon is to be prosecuted for streaming his remarks on the internet.

Pastor James McConnell from the Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle was questioned by police following his remarks in May last year.

The Public Prosecution Service said as he had refused to accept an informed warning, he would be brought to court.

BBC News NI's Mark Simpson reports.

  • 18 Jun 2015
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