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In 2002, a scandal of sexual abuse of minors by Roman Catholic priests was uncovered in New York and Bridgeport. Then, Cardinal Egan (pictured above) issued an apology on behalf of the church.
Now, 10 years later, he retracts his apology, and instead says: “I don’t think we did anything wrong.”
Cindy L. Robinson, a lawyer whose firm represented more than 90 Bridgeport abuse victims, including ones who said they were abused as minors by priests during Cardinal Egan’s tenure, said she read the cardinal’s comments “with utter disbelief.”
Full article in The New York Times.