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Inside Europe: Ireland's blasphemy referendum

Ireland was once a stronghold of Catholicism in Europe. But a series of abuse scandals involving the church has seen many people move away from the religion. Later this month, Ireland will vote to remove from its constitution the crime of blasphemy, defamation of religion, which dates back to an age when church and state were considered the same entity. Sean Defoe reports from Dublin.

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