Beat the Press

Feb. 22, 2013: BTP: Pope Hope

Clip | 6m 28s

The impending retirement of Pope Benedict XVI triggered an avalanche of coverage—and numerous suggestions that Benedict's successor ordain women, accept gays, and heave the Church into the 21st Century. Did the media confuse its priorities with the realities of Catholicism today?

Aired: 02/22/13

Rating: NR

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