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Losing Patience With the Pope

Despite the winning ways of the new pope, the secular liberal nastiness of the press still bubbled up in demands for more "tolerance" and women's liberation.
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CBS Follows ABC to Airing Ugly Accusations Against Pope, Provides Just One Quote In His Defense

Monday night's CBS Evening News followed CNN and ABC to the ugly decades-old accusations against Pope Francis from his time in Argentina. CBS featured the same critic of Pope Francis that ABC ...
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ABC Just Relays Ugly Accusations Against Pope, While CNN Adds Context and Balance

The weekend after the election of Pope Francis, the media dug up decades-old accusations against him from his time in Argentina. Yet while CNN provided context and a critical eye toward the ...
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NBC Chief Medical Editor Demands Catholic Church Support Contraception

Appearing on Monday's NBC Today as part of the Today's Professionals panel discussion, the network's chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman urged the Catholic Church to abandon its opposition to ...
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NBC Frets New Pope 'Didn't Exactly Scream a Modern Church,' Puts Liberalism on Papal 'To-Do List'

In an interview with New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer worried about the age of the newly elected Pope Francis: "...there was some stunned silence ...
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CBS Hypes 'Staunch Conservative' Pope Francis; Rose Hounds Dolan on Women's Ordination

In the midst of generally positive coverage, CBS played up newly-elected Pope Francis' "conservative" views on issues like abortion, same-sex "marriage", and birth control. On Thursday's CBS This ...
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CBS Goes Out of Its Way to Find the Radical Feminists in St. Peter's Square

During CBS's special coverage of the papal election on Wednesday, correspondent Mark Phillips singled out two dissenters from Catholic tradition in the middle of crowd of hundreds of thousands in ...
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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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