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Under the Glass places both the secular and religious media’s coverage of the Church and other issues of importance under a magnifying glass to uncover what is hidden between the lines.

Since summer vacation is beginning and soon interns will be coming to CNA, this is a good time to send out a warning: if any of the new kids ever tries to pull the kind of blatant anti-journalism that Ms. Amy Sullivan exemplifies in Time Magazine under the title "The Pope's Stand in Obama's Notre Dame Controversy," you will get a big fat "F." Count on that.

And the reason is not that Amy Sullivan is a self-described liberal evangelical with little knowledge of the Catholic Church or that...

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Every time the Catholic magazine “America” drops a major bomb on the Church in the U.S., it carefully chooses to do so through an article collectively signed by “The Editors.”

Recently “America” proposed, via their editors, that the U.S. bishops should get rid of mandatory celibacy, as if the episcopate could choose to change a Christ-established tradition on its own, and obey a Jesuit magazine instead of the Vatican.

“The editors’” latest treat is the self-elevation of...

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Famed director Ron Howard recently published an article boldly claiming that his upcoming movie “Angels & Demons,” based on Dan Brown’s novel, is not anti-Catholic.  His article, Angels & Demons: It's A Thriller, Not A Crusade was published by the Huffington Post… but don’t laugh too fast. A rarity in the Huffy, this article is serious, and should not be ignored.

In his article, Mr. Howard goes after William Donohue for “paint(ing) me and the movie I directed, “Angels &...

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Alas, the days in which the National Catholic Reporter was respected, and even if not respected, then at least feared, are gone. Even the brave Cardinal Alfonso Lopez Trujillo would tremble at the idea of Penny Lernoux or Gary MacEoin being in the audience or tracing his steps. ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /

Proudly ideological, unapologetically opposed to the teachings of the Church in most moral or theological matters, the Reporter was for...

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The dream scenario for "Under the Glass," whose task is to deconstruct the misinformation labeled as “objective” by some in the secular or religious media, is a short - really short - article in which all prejudices and misconceptions are summarized, so they can be easily countered with evidence.?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /

Of course, it should remain only a dream, one would think, given the sophisticated pretensions with which the “high...

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Barb Shelly, an editorial columnist from the Kansas City Star, reacted with surprising balance in her commentary on Archbishop Joseph Naumann’s criticism of the former member of his flock, Kathleen Sebelius, who was recently appointed by President Obama to become the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /

Unlike the unabashed support of individuals like the formerly pro-life professor Doug Kmiec,...

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On Sunday, February 24, 2008, Amy Sullivan wrote: "I'm an Evangelical and a Liberal. Really. As an evangelical who worked in Democratic politics before entering journalism, I'm used to getting looks from liberals who are embarrassed for me when I use the E-word to describe myself."

Almost a year later, Sullivan, now a Time Magazine senior editor and the author of a book that attempts to make the case that Democrats are "Closing the God Gap," should certainly not be getting any surprised...

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Fr. Thomas Reese recently wrote an article for the “On Faith” blog of the Washington Post entitled: Benedict Undermining His Own Legacy.?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /

 

The title alone is a great teaching moment on how self-proclaimed analysts should be taken with more than a grain of salt when they show up with sycophantic predictions. This Under the Glass will not fall for that temptation. But it must be said that Benedict’s legacy is...

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Pro-Lifers In Obamaland is the title of a Newsweek web exclusive in which the author, Sarah Kliff, asks the question:

"Now that the political climate has changed, will those dedicated to eradicating abortion embrace abortion-reduction strategies instead?"

The answer is no, and Kliff could have saved lots of ink, if she had asked any serious pro-life advocate. But she tries to make the point that there is a "dramatic shift," a new trend of "pro-lifers" who claim that since Roe v Wade...

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On January 14, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an article by Alexia Kelley, Executive Director and co-founder of Catholics in ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /Alliance for the Common Good entitled Reducing abortions: The time is ripe to break old stalemate. In matter of hours, probably to attract wider readership, the article was renamed, “CAN OBAMA UNITE AMERICANS AROUND HIS GOAL OF REDUCING ABORTIONS? PRO: The time is ripe to break...

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