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Levada under fire after defending the Pope

It’s dangerous putting
one’s head above the trenches at the moment. Take Cardinal William Levada, the
Pope’s successor as head of the Congregation for the Defense of the Faith.
Earlier this week, he wrote a strongly worded article denouncing the New York
Times’s coverage of Benedict XVI’s alleged involvement in various sex abuse
scandals. “I am not proud of America’s newspaper of
record, the New York Times, as a paragon of fairness,” he
wrote
. An abridged version was published in the New
York Post
on Friday.