Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Angry at criticism of Pontiff, archbishop cancels newspaper subscription

Catholic World News - April 05, 2010

Archbishop John Vlazny of Portland, Oregon, has cancelled his subscription to the local newspaper, The Oregonian, and recommended that pastors do the same, to protest an editorial cartoon mocking Pope Benedict XVI. The archbishop said that the cartoon had been "a portrayal dripping with hostility, an attack against our high priest." The newspaper issued a public response denying the charge of anti-Catholicism.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our July expenses ($15,902 to go):
$35,000.00 $19,098.29
45% 55%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: JR - Apr. 05, 2010 9:19 PM ET USA

    Come, now. They're clearly not exhibiting anti-Catholicism. They're on the record denying it, so they're clear to print any bigoted dreck they please.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Sons of Dominic Prepare for Family Synod 15 hours ago
Dominican theologians assess proposals for divorced and remarried 16 hours ago
The ‘Pope Francis effect’—changing the way the world sees the papacy 17 hours ago
Renewal with God Behind Us: Man Determines All July 28
Introducing the Church Fathers July 27

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
New management, new changes coming for reformed Vatican bank CWN - July 8
Sweeping reforms to Vatican's media, financial operations CWN - July 9
‘Even Genghis Khan didn’t do this’: Mosul emptied of Christians CWN - July 21