Covington bishop apologizes to pro-life students: ‘we… allowed ourselves to be bullied’ | Lifesitenews

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Bishop Roger Joseph Foys, of the (Roman Catholic) Diocese of Covington, writes,

“We are sorry that this situation has caused such disruption in the lives of so many. We apologize to anyone who has been offended in any way by either of our statements which were made with good will based on the information we had,” Foys writes in the letter. “We should not have allowed ourselves to be bullied and pressured into making a statement prematurely, and we take full responsibility for it.”

“I especially apologize to Nicholas Sandmann and his family as well as to all CovCath families who have felt abandoned during this ordeal,” he continues. “Nicholas unfortunately has become the face of these allegations based on video clips. This is not fair. It is not just.”

No, it is not. This semi-apology is both overdue, and rather weak-kneed. But late is better than never, I suppose…

 

Author: The Anglophilic Anglican

I am an ordained Anglican clergyman, published writer, former op-ed columnist, and experienced outdoor and informal educator. I am also a traditionalist: religiously, philosophically, politically, and socially. I seek to do my bit to promote and restore the Good, the True, and the Beautiful, in a world which has too-often lost touch with all three, and to help re-weave the connections between God, Nature, and humankind which our techno-industrial civilization has strained and broken.

2 thoughts on “Covington bishop apologizes to pro-life students: ‘we… allowed ourselves to be bullied’ | Lifesitenews”

  1. I completely agree with you, concerning this quasi-apology. In this day and age, people feel pressured to apologise for perceived wrongs- even when they are not wrong at all. So many people- even well-known people feel compelled (bullied) into apologising for their own points of view, let alone for ‘wrongs’ that simply are not wrong. What sickens me even more, is that the Lefties are vehemently backing the professional-victim, Indian troublemaker (who is NOT a Vietnam veteran or a hero), despite all the information we now have before us. Even when their noses are rubbed into the truth, they still won’t accept it.

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