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Talk about a disturbing headline

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Jul 27, 2012

Sure, we’re accustomed to journalist attacks on the Vatican. Still a headline like this one, from Melbourne’s Herald Sun, is a bit much:

Pope accused of stealing more than $1million in funds

Will they stop at nothing? Does any wild-eyed accusation against the Vatican get headline treatment these days? Have they no dece…

Oh, wait. It seems that man named Graham David Pope is accused of siphoning funds from the school where he worked as bursar. Never mind.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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