Tuesday, March 07, 2017

LifeSiteNews offers a correction ...

For the fake news report:
March 6, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – On March 3, LifeSite published an article originally titled: “'Pope Francis has urged us to have fewer children,' claims Vatican academy member.” That article misquoted botanist and environmentalist Peter Raven, who was reported to have said at a Vatican press conference that, “Pope Francis has urged us to have fewer children to make the world more sustainable.” After reviewing audio recordings of the press conference, LifeSite has amended the story to accurately reflect Raven’s words.
What he actually said was, "We need at some point to have a limited number of people which is why Pope Francis and his three most recent predecessors have always argued that you should not have more children than you can bring up properly."
LifeSite sincerely regrets the error and has taken steps to ensure that similar errors do not occur in future. LifeSite places a very high priority on accuracy in reporting and this error violated that constant standard.

Now, will everyone else offer their corrections and make amends?  Canon 212?  Pewsitters?  Rorate?  One Peter Five?  Vox Cantoris?  LarryD? Kellyanne Conway? President Trump?

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  1. Looks like fake news is just the latest liberal strategy to be coopted by the "good guys".

  2. I don't get a reprimand for this fake news story?

  3. Most interesting. At least Life site can acknowledge where they went wrong.
    That is a plus point for them.

  4. Replies
    1. Thanks, I guess. LOL! Legally he can't be an antipope because his election was valid, licit, all of that... and, this is a big one, Benedict resigned freely, valid, licit, all of that. Although I suspect you disagree, and you are smarter than me, so what can I say? I still like you though.

    2. "Bergoglio, the Antipope "Francis"

      Yawn ...

      However! I woke up optimistic this morning because the sun is shining bright, the skies are a deep blue, and Papa Francis is still pope, warts and all.

  5. "Legally he can't be an antipope because his election was valid, licit, all of that"

    That supposes two things:

    1) that the see became vacant when Ratzinger abdicated ... Ann Barnhardt does not agree his abdication was valid, Pope Michael does not agree that the see was held by Ratzinger in the first place;
    2) that Bergoglio was in fact a Catholic when elected.

    If his being wrong on marriage constitutes a Gnostic heresy and was foretold by St Paul (forbidding to marry), he was so already before 2013 and therefore not eligible to any Catholic office, least of all papacy.

    1. I'm not interested in arguing these things, but I would caution you regarding Barnhardt - aside from her having no expertise, much less qualifications for her to make such a judgement - she may well be mentally ill. If her 'professional stability' is indicative of her mental stability, she's not a reliable source of information. In the US there is a term which may be fitting for her, 'right-wing-nut' and part of the right-wing fringe.

      Not that there is anything wrong with that. :)


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