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Bishop Trautman criticizes media, attorney general report

November 16, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: “We should not be so naive as to accept every government report, every attorney general report as being totally accurate or honest,” said the retired Pennsylvania bishop, once a leading critic of the more accurate translation of the Roman Missal. “And I would not cite the Philadelphia Inquirer or the Boston Globe as sources of confident information.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Nov. 17, 2018 8:36 PM ET USA

    B. Trautman said: "The sex-abuse crisis is part of original sin, and we can’t forget this; never going to be stomped out completely." Pope Francis explains this belief in Amoris Laetitia: "It can also recognize with sincerity and honesty what for now is the most generous response which can be given to God, and come to see with a certain moral security that it is what God himself is asking amid the concrete complexity of one’s limits, while yet not fully the objective ideal." Denial of actual sin