Cardinal Egan Ponder Why U.S. Is Target. By Joe Williams, Daily News Staff Writer. As the world awaits some type of U.S. military response to the World Trade Center attack, Edward Cardinal Egan suggested yesterday that Americans may need to do some serious soul-searching to understand why we have become a target of terrorism. "Definitely, we have to examine our consciences," Egan told reporters while in Rome for a meeting of Catholic bishops, when he was asked whether America's role in the world may have caused some of the problems it now faces. Use the link below for more (click on Headline/Index): http://navigation.helper.realnames.com/framer/1/0/default.asp?realname=NY+Daily+News&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Enydailynews%2Ecom&frameid=1&providerid=0&uid=30115990 Q: Why is it that when Jerry Falwell says the same thing, the secular media demands his apology, but when it comes from Cardinal Egan they treat it as holy writ? Any takers? And now I am going to retire into my foxhole!