Archdiocese of Baltimore WALKS BACK Condemnation of Covington Catholic Students
The Archdiocese of Baltimore has walked back their initial condemnation of the students at Covington Catholic who were ruthlessly attacked by the liberal media over an incident following the March for Life.
In the immediate aftermath of the video of Nick Sandmann and far-left activist Nathan Phillips going viral, the Archdiocese of Baltimore had tweeted that they condemn the disrespect shown toward a Native American elder during the March for Life.” They added that, “respect for life demands all are treated with dignity.”
The Archdiocese of Baltimore condemns the disrespect shown toward a Native American elder during the March for Life. Respect for life demands all are treated with dignity.
— ArchdioceseBaltimore (@archbalt) January 20, 2019
Now that the initial liberal narrative about the situation has been debunked, and it was revealed that Phillips had actually been the one joining with Black Israelites in antagonizing the students, the Archdiocese has changed their tune.
— Nick Monroe (@nickmon1112) January 24, 2019
In a new statement released on Wednesday, the Archdiocese of Baltimore admitted that they spoke out too hastily.
“The annual March for Life is a magnificent affirmation of the value and dignity of human life. It is especially wonderful that so many young people from all around the nation participate in this March and the Archdiocese of Baltimore applauds them for doing so. How sad, then, that this life-affirming event was marred by the widely reported confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial,” the statement said. “It has become apparent, however, that initial reports of that incident were at best incomplete. Those incomplete reports led many, including the Archdiocese of Baltimore, to speak out too hastily. We apologize for doing so. It is our hope that the young people involved were in fact acting in accord with the truth and values that are foundational to Catholic education. We also hope that this sad incident will give to all a renewed determination to respect the life and dignity of every person without exception.”
The Diocese of Covington has not corrected their initial condemnation or apologized to the students that they threw under the bus.