Filipino priest says journalists must be held accountable
Catholic World News - August 04, 2011
A Catholic priest in the Philippines has called for regulations "to make journalists and opinion-makers accountable for their statements," after a spate of attacks on Catholic bishops who received donated vehicles from the government's sweepstakes office.
Father Roy Cimagala said that the intense focus on the bishops' vehicles was a "strange development." Media accounts had suggested that the bishops received cars for their personal use, when the donations were evidently used by their dioceses for legitimate charitable purposes.
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