February 15, 2013

The Left Lobbies for a Liberal Pope

George Neumayr, Crisis Magazine

To the dictators of relativism and their allies in the chattering class, the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI is seen as an occasion for celebration and a chance to lobby the Church for a liberal successor. The mischief is already underway, as seen in such headlines as: “New Pope should not condemn contraception, says cardinal.”

The Church’s enemies, both within and without her walls, see an opportunity to capitalize on Benedict’s resignation, and the media, as always, stands ready to help. The coverage so far of the resignation has been grotesquely biased. ABC News wins the prize for the most ludicrously unfair post-resignation story: “Pope Benedict Dogged By Hitler Youth Past, Despite Jewish Support.”

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