As shocking as it might seem, the mainstream media is devoting little or no airtime to the Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal, preferring to cover for the abortion giant rather than look out for the best interests of women and children.
Mass media giant Viacom is looking to the Church to rescue its flagging sales by launching a new outdoor ad campaign in New York City that features the heads of characters from the Comedy Central show on images of Sacred Heart votive candles.
ABC has just released the pilot for a new sitcom based on the early life of notorious gay bully and sex columnist, Dan Savage, which is filled with anti-Catholic bigotry and vulgarity.
An Italian journalist looking for a “gotcha moment” is receiving reprimands from authorities in both the Church and the Italian media for pretending to be a penitent seeking absolution for sins such as cohabitation and being a lesbian mother, then publishing the priests’ responses.
Because only a handful of students turned out for the March 12 protest against San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s new teacher’s contract, the media used footage from an earlier protest to make it look as if even the students are against the idea of preserving the Catholic identity in Catholic high schools.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Thanks to a combination of irresponsible reporting and the vague language contained in the first document released by the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops, the Vatican was forced to issue a statement yesterday reminding the public that this is just a “working document” and reflects no doctrinal changes in Church teaching.
The Cinemax series, The Knick, in under fire from American Catholics who featuring a nun performing an abortion on an episode that appeared on one of the holiest days of the year – the Feast of the Assumption of Mary.
The mainstream media seems intent on tossing aside its mandate to educate and inform the public by consistently ignoring major news stories that impact negatively on liberal ideologies – including how the IRS is now targeting Christian churches as well as conservative groups.