dog bites man
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Jul 13, 2007
Our hearty congratulations to the Baltimore Sun for its big scoop. Thanks to the Sun's diligent reporting, we now know that the incoming Archbishop of Baltimore agrees with the teachings of the Catholic Church!
Actually, come to think of it, we only know that Archbishop O'Brien supports Catholic teaching on homosexuality. If you search the secular media a bit, no doubt you can also find his views on abortion. But you won't find any reference, in the dozens of newspaper articles, to the newly appointed archbishop's stand on the the Donatist controversy, the filioque clause, or the liturgical practices of the NeoCatechumenate. Those issues don't pop up on the radar screens in the newsroom.
Good reporters are trained so that they react instinctively. Mention "Republican" and a reporter immediately starts thinking about tax cuts and national defense. Mention "Democrat" and he thinks of the minimum wage and universal health care. Mention "Catholic" and he thinks of-- What? Mass and Confession and schools and hospitals and big happy families saying the Rosary? Nope; he thinks about abortion and homosexuality and birth control.
Just remember, it's the Church that's obsessed with sex.
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