Skip to comments.Why In The Name Of God Is The Media Protecting Pope Francis?
Posted on 09/01/2018 1:36:54 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o
In 2003, The Boston Globe won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on a massive sex abuse cover-up inside the Catholic Church...
In 2018, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, former Vatican ambassador to the US, released an 11-page memo alleging that Pope Francis and other top members of the Vatican had reinstated Cardinal Theodore McCarrick to a public position despite credible allegations of sexual abuse of seminarians and minors. The memo rocked the Catholic Church; Pope Francis refused to comment...
So, did the press leap to investigate Viganos claims? ...Of course not.
Instead, mainstream media outlets went out of their way to portray Vigano as a disgruntled conservative angry at Pope Francis progressivism. The New York Times headlined, Francis Takes High Road As Conservatives Pounce, Taking Criticisms Public.
... The problem of child molestation and sexual abuse of clergy took a back seat to Francis leftist politics: Since the start of his papacy, Francis has infuriated Catholic traditionalists as he tries to nurture a more welcoming church and shift it away from culture war issues, whether abortion or homosexuality. Who am I to judge? the pope famously said, when asked about gay priests. Just how angry his political and doctrinal enemies are became clear this weekend
On Thursday, Reuters doubled down with this headline: Conservative media move to front line of battle to undermine Pope Francis. The Telegraph (U.K.) reported, Vatican analysts say the attack appears to be part of a concerted effort by conservatives to oust Pope Francis, who they dislike for his relatively liberal views
... Why arent the press asking the pope tough questions, instead of focusing on the supposed motivations of the whistleblowers?
...Its not out of goodwill for the Church generally. Its out of a belief that traditionalist doctrine must be rooted out at any cost.
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Because he is part of the one world religion/government crowd.
Because he is a Left Wing Nut. Period.
Because he is more socialist than Roman Catholic.
Duhh, Francis is a Leftist and serial pervert protector. They wish he was American so he could run for President.
Because Francis and his cronies thumb their noses at three thousand years’ worth of biblical teaching on homosexuality. The gay agenda uber alles.
Francis is a Marxist. Hence the media will not give him negative coverage, any more than they would cover Hillary negatively.
It’s “the dog that did not bark” clue.
Clinton was assaulting and raping! But singing their leftist tune! The NOW gals gave him one free grope remember?
Pretty soon this Pope will announce the Vatican is banning straws. He is their leader, religion notwithstanding! He seems to be reading from the Commie Manifesto not the Bible.
How is Benedict feeling these days?
Deep State pope.
Yes, because his world view is consistent with what they believe - or at least they think so. To be honest, I’m really not sure what his world view is, but I have the impression that he wants to impress that he is ‘worldly’ and bringing the Church to modernity. The problem is that, in my opinion, he is blind to the truth about what ‘progress’ actually is, and his view of modernity is very flawed.
Because the issue is never the issue; the issue is always the revolution. Francis is perceived by the world at best, and is complicit at worst, in supporting the revolution that is to overthrow Christ and His Bride with Satan and his useful fools.
He support liberal ideologies. Duh.
“He seems to be reading from the Commie Manifesto not the Bible.”
He’s a moderate Jesuit. He reads both.
Pretty soon he will be grasping at straws. God will not be mocked forever.
Why? In the eyes of leftists; pedophilia is not a crime.
Agreed. Not just him but the last three popes at least. All have pushed for bringing the world religions together. All have called for a new world order and praised the UN. The Vatican has been heavily involved with the EU from the start. They believe the pope has temporal authority and has the right to rule over the kings of the earth.
Same reason they protect the Dali Lama (another world-class huckster)
“They believe the pope has temporal authority and has the right to rule over the kings of the earth.”
The UN also seems to thin this is their destiny.
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