Vatican launches PR blitz in U.S. and Europe

The Catholic Church has stepped up its communication efforts in the face of recent sexual abuse allegations. Vatican spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi defended Pope Benedict XVI’s handling of the abuse cases in an interview that’s part of a PR campaign “to ease Catholic anger and bolster the pope’s image in sermons and interviews ahead of Easter Sunday,” The Washington Post reported.

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Ragan Insider Content
To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.