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NPR headline takes 'cheap shot' at Catholic Church

Catholic World News - January 17, 2012

The headline on a National Public Radio report asked a leading question: "Catholic Church Still Hiding Sexual Predators?" But the report itself provided absolutely no evidence that the question could be answered affirmatively, says David Pierre of The Media Report. In fact the report--based on interviews with Boston Globe reporters, reflecting on their investigative work a decade ago--never even raised the provocative question in that headline.

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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Jan. 17, 2012 10:31 PM ET USA

    That is vintage NPR. They have a great hate for the Catholic Church.

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