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NYT: Praise for New Pope 'Tempered by Criticism of Him for His Hard-line Conservative Views'

NYT's Simon Romero from Buenos Aires on the new pope: "...the praise was tempered by criticism of him for his hard-line conservative views on a range of issues, including gay rights and ...
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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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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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New York Times Ushers Pope Benedict Out Under Clouds of 'Scandal and Intrigue'

Pope Benedict XVI served his final day as pontiff on Thursday, and the New York Times' Rome bureau chief Rachel Donadio sent him on his way from Vatican City under a dark cloud: "As Pope Departs, ...
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So Long, Pope Benedict: CNN Hosts Radical Nun Calling Papal Election 'Invalid'

After CNN's initial report on Pope Benedict's final papal audience, the first guest to appear on CNN Newsroom on Wednesday was a radical leftist nun who believes the upcoming papal election is ...
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Entertainment Tonight Whacks Pope Benedict and His 'Stained' Legacy

Tuesday's Entertainment Tonight ran quite the hit piece on Pope Benedict, promoting the distorted anti-Catholic documentary on the clerical abuse scandals and revisiting ABC reporter Brian ...
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CNN.com Lectures Catholic Church on How to Be 'Light Unto All Nations'

At CNN.com, correspondent Ben Wedeman touted "what some Catholics want in next pope," and by "some Catholics" he meant those who thought Pope Benedict's papacy was too conservative or ...
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CNN Hammers Catholic Church to Change Teaching on Gay Marriage, Birth Control

On Monday night, CNN's Erin Burnett badgered the Catholic church to change its doctrine and accept birth control, gay marriage, and women priests. All day long on Monday, CNN asked if the church ...
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Bill Keller Snidely Takes on Hobby Lobby's Challenge to Obama-Care, With Parting Shot at Religion

Former New York Times editor in chief Bill Keller snidely took on the Christian family who runs Hobby Lobby, which is resisting on religious grounds the contraceptive mandate in Obama-care. ...
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NYT: Post-Benedict, Catholic Church Could 'Broaden Its Appeal' in 'Small' Ways...Like Changing Its Doctrine

From the Times main article on Pope Benedict's shocking resignation: "The resignation sets up a struggle between the staunchest conservatives, in Benedict’s mold, who advocated a smaller church ...
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