Vatican blasts The New York Times

If newspapers die, The Times will have a hard time talking its way past St. Peter. The Vatican is blasting the paper for its coverage of sexual abuse allegations leveled against priests. “Cardinal William Levada, an American who heads the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, said the newspaper ‘lacks fairness’ and that it accuses the pope of ‘leniency and inaction’ in dealing with abuse cases,” CNN reported. In an article posted on the Vatican Web site, Levada w…

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