Bishop Nunzio Galantino, who was roundly criticized for appearing to disapprove of those who recite the Rosary outside abortion clinics, has defended his comments, saying he was taken out of context and manipulated by the media.
In an interview in the latest edition of the Italian monthly Sempre, the Secretary of the Italian bishops’ conference (CEI) said the vehemence of the accusations made against him were “an aggression that in reality hurt me."
In May, an interviewer asked the prelate the question: “In recent years, the CEI has invested heavily in the non-negotiable values (life, family, education). The Pope doesn’t care for that expression, you too?”
Bishop Galantino replied:...READ MORE