Cardinal Egan – Death of an Unclean and Hateful Bird
New York, NY On March 5th Retired Cardinal Egan went into cardiac arrest and died. His funeral was attended by the New York City Mayor, Governor and countless other public officials. He received much praise as the “comforter-in-chief” while in his role as the Archbishop of New York during 9/11 and is credited for reducing the Archdiocese of Bridgeport’s debt during his role as Archbishop from 1988-2000.
What the Public officials and general media have failed to remember (or chosen to forget) is Egan’s direct involvement with the sexual abuse scandal, his brash redaction of an “apology” to victims and outright statement that the church had done nothing wrong. While Archbishop of Bridgeport no less than 36 allegations of abuse were reported to the diocese, yet Egan has stated there was not “even one known case of sexual abuse of a minor by a priest throughout my tenure”.…
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