Paraguay’s bishops react to scandal involving ex-bishop president
April 15, 2009
The administrative committee of Paraguay’s episcopal conference has responded to President Fernando Armindo Lugo Méndez’s admission that he fathered a child while he was still a bishop. Asking “forgiveness for the sins of the members of the Church, those of both pastors and the faithful,” the bishops “beg of the Holy Spirit … the grace of a profound purification.”
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- Comunicado del Consejo Episcopal Permanente de la CEP (Conferencia Episcopal Paraguaya)
- Paraguayan bishops issue statement on president’s admission of paternity (CNA)
- Paraguayan president fathered child while bishop (CWN)
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