Cardinal Rigali Accepts Inquirer's Apology for Headline/Lead
Cardinal Rigali said, "Today, I received a statement of apology from the Philadelphia Inquirer for its false headline and misleading story which ran in today's paper. I appreciate the forthright manner in which the Inquirer handled this matter. I accept their apology and reiterate the fact that I never said that Catholics should not read the report. I only said that it was not of value for families. I also take this opportunity to reiterate my heartfelt and sincere apologies to the victims of clergy sexual abuse and my continued prayers for healing."
The Philadelphia Inquirer issued the following press release on Friday, September 23:
The following is a statement from
A front-page article and headline published in the Friday, September
The Inquirer wants its news report to be fair and correct in every
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