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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on May 26, 2009.
eNewsletter Subject: L'Osservatore è Cieco
It's a small point, perhaps, but what's up with the Vatican newspaper? The editor of L'Osservatore Romano seems to be in love with Barrack Obama. The result is predictable: "L'Osservatore è cieco"--the observer is blind.
Consider these recent Catholic World News briefs which chronicle the newspaper's slide from reality with respect to American affairs:
- January 20: Vatican radio, newspaper offer [positive] assessments of Obama inauguration
- January 28: Vatican newspaper pays tribute to Obama’s inaugural address
- April 30: Vatican newspaper: Obama’s stem-cell research guidelines ‘not so very permissive’
- April 30: Vatican newspaper editor: Obama not pro-abortion
Meanwhile, the U.S. Bishops have positioned themselves in sharp opposition to President Obama on the life issues. After months of praising (and, in effect, lying) about the American President, L'Osservatore has finally acknowledged the problem: Vatican newspaper (finally) reports US bishops' criticism of Obama....
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