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By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Apr 16, 2008

It's official: Americans are now suffering from a glut of news about the papal visit.

How do I know? Consider this Fox News headline: A sports perspective on the Pope's visit to America. Among the gems contained in the story:

There are 70 million Catholics in the United States, most of whom list basketball, football or soccer as their favorite sport. Sports remain an integral part of the Catholic educational experience, which emphasizes nurture of the body as well as the mind and soul.

I rest my case.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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