Pope: MRC’s Analysis Of Papal

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By Brian 

The Media Research Center offers its interpretation of how the media covered the life and death of Pope John Paul II. The positive coverage of his passing “did not match the usual pattern of papal coverage over the decades of his pontificate,” they write, and list many examples.

The report also says that, over the years, “reporters often chose sides in what one called the battle between ‘tolerance and absolutism.’ In their passion for that fight, ‘tolerance’ gained the majority of the time, and ‘absolutism’ received the majority of the grief.” More…