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Manchester Cathedral forgives Sony

"We do forgive Sony for what they have done, even though they still believe they have done nothing wrong," says Church in regards to Resistance: Fall of Man

Church leaders at Manchester Cathedral have "forgiven" Sony for not asking permission to use images of the building in Resistance: Fall of Man, reports the BBC.

The Dean of Manchester Cathedral, Reverend Rogers Govender said: "I think some important lessons have been learnt. So we do forgive Sony for what they have done, even though they still believe they have done nothing wrong.

"In an industry that is breaking new frontiers, it is important that long held traditions of film and television are maintained. These traditions include having courtesy, respecting the dignity of your subject, and admitting when mistakes have been made.

"In so many ways Sony have failed to live up to these standards by disrespecting people of faith and the victims of gun crime here in Manchester." For the record we think it's a bit ludicrous to suggest that a game about spaceman jumping around shooting aliens disrespects people of faith and the victims of gun crime. Come on...

He also added that since the row the cathedral had seen an increase in visits from young people and tourists...

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