Defenders of the Papacy?

The political press is expressing concern about Republican presidential nominee Michele Bachmann’s connection to a conservative Lutheran group with a very dim view of the papacy. One would think this might endear her to journalists. Many of them have a pretty hostile view of the papacy themselves.

Interrogating Bachmann on whether or not she reviles the papacy is an odd task for them to perform. “Michele Bachmann, anti-Catholic?” ran one headline, even though she has disavowed ant-Catholic bigotry and no longer belongs to that group. Somehow such headlines never appear when indisputable papal critics from the Democratic Party run for office.


If you value the news and views Catholic World Report provides, please consider donating to support our efforts. Your contribution will help us continue to make CWR available to all readers worldwide for free, without a subscription. Thank you for your generosity!

Click here for more information on donating to CWR. Click here to sign up for our newsletter.

1 Trackback / Pingback

  1. Ten Catholic scientists and inventors everybody will have to know – Catholic Global File – Worship God Elyon

Comments are closed.