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Banacek
01-26-2019, 06:47 PM
The annual March for Life is a magnificent affirmation of the value and dignity of human life. It is especially wonderful that so many young people from all around the nation participate in this March and the Archdiocese of Baltimore applauds them for doing so. How sad, then, that this life-affirming event was marred by the widely reported confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial. It has become apparent, however, that initial reports of that incident were at best incomplete. Those incomplete reports led many, including the Archdiocese of Baltimore, to speak out too hastily.We apologize for doing so. It is our hope that the young people involved were in fact acting in accord with the truth and values that are foundational to Catholic education. We also hope that this sad incident will give to all a renewed determination to respect the life and dignity of every person without exception.

" hope that the young people involve were IN FACT acting" This negates the rest of the press release.


https://www.archbalt.org/press-release-01-23-2019/

SVPete
01-27-2019, 01:21 PM
This pronouncement needs to be simplified:

The initial reports were lies. We lashed out in haste. We were wrong. We violated our responsibilities as spiritual leaders and betrayed those we lead.