Paraguay’s ex-bishop president asks forgiveness, won’t resign
April 27, 2009
Facing allegations that he fathered children by three different women before Pope Benedict accepted his resignation from the episcopate, Paraguayan President Fernando Armindo Lugo Méndez asked forgiveness during an April 24 press conference and said he would not resign. “You will see this president as a father who is prepared to share his love and care,” he said.
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- Paraguay: Lugo seeks forgiveness in paternity flap (AP)
- Paraguayan bishops blast colleague, deny cover-up (CWN, Apr. 24)
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