Vatican defends actions in Wis. abusive priest case
Reeling from a media firestorm following the revelation in church documents of a cover-up of abuse charges against a Wisconsin priest, the Vatican on Thursday fended off suggestions that their actions were inappropriate.
Early Thursday, a Vatican spokeswoman responded to a request for comment to the News Tribune on the case involving the Rev. Lawrence Murphy with a prepared statement from the Rev. Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office.
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