(RNS) In his strongest personal remarks yet on the clergy sex abuse scandal, Pope Francis on Friday asked forgiveness “for the damage” that abusive priests have inflicted on children and pledged that the Catholic Church will not “take one step backward” in addressing the crisis.
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(RNS) The pastor has asked his publisher to remove the best-seller mention, and he will leave social media for the rest of 2014.
(RNS) “We sincerely apologize for any employee comments that may have offended anyone, especially our Jewish customers and friends. Comments like these do not reflect the feelings of our family or Hobby Lobby.”
(RNS) The Rev. Benedict Groeschel on Thursday evening apologized for comments he made defending clergy abusers and blaming victims. The remarks by the popular priest sparked a firestorm of controversy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “I regret any comments I have ever made which may have cast any doubt on the personal faith of our president, Mr. Obama,” evangelist Franklin Graham said. “I apologize to him and to any I have offended for not better articulating my reason for not supporting him in this election.” By Adelle M. Banks.