Ian Paisley, the extreme anti Catholic preacher from County Antrim, who died on 12/9/14, was always referred to as ‘The Rev Doctor Ian Paisley’. But should he have been?
With his extreme Protestant and anti-IRA views, he was probably the most instantly recognizable preacher in the whole of Britain. Turns out the old fraud had bogus credentials all along.
The reverend title was bestowed upon him by his father within a self-made church, while the doctorate from a college in South California was supposedly paid for!
Evening Standard, London, 15/9/14, p.17
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