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Angrily?

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | May 30, 2012

“Pope Benedict on Wednesday angrily denounced media coverage of a leaks scandal shaking the Roman Catholic Church, saying it presented a false image of the Holy See.” Thus runs the lede of a Reuters story today.

Yes, the Pope definitely said that the media reports were creating a false impression of the Vatican. He was critical of the reporting, so you might say—with a bit of understandable exaggeration—that he “denounced” the coverage. But angrily?

Where in this story, or in the full description of the Pope’s talk, do you see any indication of anger?

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