Despite the media’s ever-convincing air of omniscience, I don’t know whether there was a Vatican coverup of the insidious abuse of 200 deaf boys at the hands of the Rev. Lawrence Murphy in the 1950s, ’60s and early ’70s.
And I don’t know if, as head of the Vatican doctrinal congregation at the time, Pope Benedict is responsible for the failure to dismiss Murphy, though I suspect the diocese and civil authorities were more to blame.
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What I do know is that the idea of the liberal media covering this story with objectivity and honesty, or for that matter covering almost any other story involving the Catholic Church, is utterly preposterous.
Just yesterday, the Vatican said as much, denouncing what it sees an an anti-Catholic “hate” campaign.
William Cardinal Levada, who holds the Pope’s former post, raised the same concern, admitting to other cardinals that he was “not proud of America’s newspaper of record, The New York Times, as a paragon of fairness.”
Read More: By S.E. CUPP, New York Daily News