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Cardinal Levada decries New York Times attack on Pontiff

Catholic World News - March 31, 2010

Cardinal William Levada, the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has joined in the defense of Pope Benedict XVI against critical reports published by the New York Times. Faulting the newspaper's reporting and its editorial comment on the Pope's alleged involvement in sex-abuse scandals, the cardinal wrote:

Both the article and the editorial are deficient by any reasonable standards of fairness that Americans have every right and expectation to find in their major media reporting.

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