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On Eve of Papal Election, NBC Hypes 'Bad Time' for Church 'Out of Step' With Liberal Catholics

On Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, on the eve of the Wednesday election of Pope Francis, anchor Brian Williams proclaimed to viewers: "...this is a decidedly bad time for the Catholic Church. There ...
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Only Seven Minutes After White Smoke, CNN Features Women's Ordination Activists

It took only seven minutes after the announcement of a new pope for CNN to interview liberal women's ordination activists in St. Peter's Square. The activists were the first interviewees on CNN ...
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NBC Touts 'Controversial Theories' About Pope's Resignation That Claim Scandal 'As Big As Watergate'

On Friday's NBC Today, fill-in co-host Lester Holt hyped unfounded speculation surrounding the abdication of Pope Benedict XVI: "More than a week after his resignation became official, there are ...
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Magazine Depicts Pope as Half-Naked Woman

Loaded magazine owner sneers that Church ‘held itself up to ridicule.’  
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NBC Whines About Vatican 'Secrecy' And Media 'Clamp Down'

In a report from the Vatican on Thursday's NBC Today, correspondent Keir Simmons fretted over Church officials limiting press access to cardinals as they prepare to elect the next Pope in ...
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CNN Compares Vatican City 'Men's Club' to Saudi Arabia

CNN's report on the Vatican hierarchy might make one think it's a repressive male-dominated cabal that women are morally obligated to challenge. Correspondent Ben Wedeman stretched this ...
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NBC: 'Knives Came Out' When Pope Announced Abdication, Church in 'Holy Mess'

Keeping up NBC's barrage of attacks against the Catholic Church in the days leading up to Pope Benedict XVI's abdication, on Wednesday's Today, correspondent Anne Thompson made this nasty ...
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Bashing Benedict: Networks Make Pope Butt of Jokes, Center of Scandal

Pope, Catholic Church get no respect from ABC, CBS, NBC.
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NBC Proclaims: 'A Moment of Crisis for the Catholic Church Hit By A Wave of Scandals'

At the top of Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams made this hyperbolic declaration: "A moment of crisis for the Catholic Church hit by a wave of scandals, just as the leaders must ...
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NBC Bids Pope Farewell: 'Scandal Continues to Dog Benedict's Papacy and the Church'

In an effort to hype controversy days before Pope Benedict XVI steps down as the leader of the Catholic Church, on Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Anne Thompson proclaimed: "Even in his final ...
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