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PASTOR: What’s the point of slanderous article?

Letter by Anna Katrina Wagner, Tacoma on Feb. 19, 2013 at 9:44 am with No Comments »
February 19, 2013 12:39 pm

Re: “Pastor of megachurch, online investor linked to porn-site domains” (TNT, 2-17).

I was shocked to read the article regarding Pastor William Wolfson. I am not a member of the Parkland congregation, nor am I familiar with Wolfson. However, I was surprised that such a blurry connection between the pastor and the alleged “porn sites” which, according to the article, contain no content, is considered newsworthy.

It seems to me that before an article like this one is published, which essentially slanders a man, that more care is taken. What exactly is the point here? In the large scheme of life, this all seems pretty inconsequential.

If your point is that Wolfson is a bad Christian or unworthy to lead a congregation of believers, then I suggest that the staff at The News Tribune take a moment to reflect on the words of Jesus, “Let he who is without sin cast the first stone.”

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