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Violent Video Game Set in Cathedral Sparks Anger

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Violent Video Game Set in Cathedral Sparks Anger

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Church officials accuse Sony of using without permission the historic Manchester Cathedral as the backdrop for a new PlayStation 3 game. Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Church officials at Manchester Cathedral in England are livid about a new video game by Sony. Resistance: Fall of Man, is set in a virtual representation of the cathedral. The Rev. Canon Paul Denby gives his reaction to the game, which features a virtual shoot-out in the cathedral's nave.

Reverend Canon Paul Denby, sub dean, Manchester Cathedral

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