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Cross-burning victims to priest: Apology is not enough

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais WASHINGTON (AP) — Phillip and Barbara Butler hadn’t given much thought to the man who burned a cross on their front lawn 40 years ago. Then they heard the startling news Tuesday that the perpetrator had become a priest and was ministering to Catholics not far from their home. “I didn’t know what to say. It was unbelievable,” Phillip Butler said Wednesday at a news conference. The priest, the Rev. William Aitcheson, went public with his old Klan affiliation Monday, … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Cross-burning…

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