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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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HBO Hates Popes, Loves Kennedys

This is the big picture of morally upside-down HBO: Pope Benedict is portrayed as a vicious crook, but Ted Kennedy and his brothers are secular saints.
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AlterNet on Valentine’s Day: Pope Ruins Love, Sex, and Marriage

Geri Silver finds a novel way to attack Benedict, the Church.
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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 ...
Media Research Center Lectures Catholic Church on How to Be 'Light Unto All Nations'

At, 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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NBC Hypes Unfounded Rumors of 'Vatican Intrigue' Surrounding Pope's Abdication

At the top of Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie suggested ulterior motives behind Pope Benedict XIV's abdication: "Vatican intrigue. Is there more to Pope Benedict's sudden decision to ...
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ABC Leads Pack Attacking Pope, Church

Step 1: Talk up scandal, erosion. Step 2: Hope new Pope will be a secular liberal.  
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