The RTE Reporter Responsible for the 'Mission to Prey' Programme Has Resigned.

May 5, 2012

Aoife Kavanagh quit the state broadcaster after the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland published its report into the Prime Time programme that defamed priest Fr Kevin Reynolds.

The BAI have fined RTE €200,000 and severely criticised the broadcaster.

Ms Kavanagh apologised to Fr Reynolds for the hurt caused by the report that wrongly portraying him of having fathered a child with a minor while working as a missionary in Kenya.

She also apologised to victims of abuse.

The reporter added that although mistakes were made that she had acted in good faith and believed she had acted objectively.


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