Catholic cardinal retracts apology for child rape


Photo: Mel Evans/Associated Press

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.

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4 Responses to Catholic cardinal retracts apology for child rape

  1. satinka says:

    Righteous in their own eyes?

  2. This is an interesting situation from our friendly imaganery pals up in the clouds or down in the hot pit they are probably frightened of further legal actions against the child rapists money allways which is power aka leaders of the push etc,etc may be there getting a bit short of it.

  3. Now, 10 years later, he retracts his apology, and instead says: “I don’t think we did anything wrong.”

    Merciful God! A form of godliness! That’s it!

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