mea culpa

Mea culpa is a Latin phrase that means "through my fault" and is an acknowledgement of having done wrong. Grammatically, meā culpā is in the ablative case, with an instrumental meaning. The phrase comes from a prayer of confession of sinfulness, known as the Confiteor, used in the Roman Rite at the beginning of Mass or when receiving the sacrament of Penance. The expression is used also as an admission of having made a mistake that should have been avoided, and may be accompanied by beating the breast as in its use in a religious context. Wikipedia
Le Figaro Sat, 08/12/2017 - 16:37

Mgr Barbarin se confie sur l'affaire de pédophilie qui touche un ancien prêtre de son diocèse

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À propos du père Preynat, l'archevêque de Lyon se défend d'avoir «couvert» l'affaire, mais explique au journal Le Monde que «sa mesure n'a pas été à la hauteur de l'enjeu». Il salue par ailleurs l'attitude pastorale du pape François sur les questions sociétales ou migratoires et sur la réforme de...
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L'Express Sat, 08/12/2017 - 12:41

Pédophilie dans l'Église: le cardinal Barbarin admet des "erreurs"

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"Face à la pédophilie, ma réponse n’était pas à la mesure de l’enjeu"
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Times LIVE Fri, 08/11/2017 - 10:57

SABC apologises for calling Dlamini-Zuma 'Mini'

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The SABC has issued an on-air apology to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma for misspelling her name in a story broadcast on Sunday.
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