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Gleeson said: "We both found the notion of a good priest being vilified by his community quite an idea, given what's happening and the way the whole attitude to the clergy has changed.
He was absolutely vilified by councillors and officers alike, none of whom had any idea of the potential for disaster they were later to vote for.
I decided (after listening to a "talk radio" commentator who abused, vilified, and scorned every noble cause to which I had devoted my entire life) that I was both a humanist and a liberal, each of the most dangerous type.
The family was vilified for its achievement, but Vashti stood firm.
I got to watch my father be publicly vilified -- his character impugned and his life's work questioned.
The academics were outed during the Vietnam War and briefly vilified.
in the late 1960s, it had been vilified as a leading cause of social unrest, sitar music, black-light posters, and worse.
We gay parents strive to expose our children to an alternative world where their parents and families are valued and affirmed, not vilified.
Whether celebrated or vilified for it, African American women have always been characterized by their strength.
Al Farook Mosque, where I started, was vilified after 9/11.
This is one taboo TV rarely tackles and Rod, right, will be vilified for doing so.