This is the sort of shallow, asinine, perhaps even mendacious BS we all knew would crop up in the mainstream media.
NOTA BENE: This headline is a LIE.
Note also that the URL for the story indicates something quite different.
UPDATE 2258 GMT:
I wrote note to someone who is impossible to ignore in the Fox News organization.
I am sure many other people wrote notes as well.
And I have also been engaging an AP writer behind the story.
I noticed on the Fox News site that the headline has been revised.
UPDATE 23:10 GMT:
Okay, I have more information. I have been in touch with the person who wrote the AP article.
For some reason some idiot editor at AP (my choice of words, not writer’s) took the writer’s name off the byline and, stupidly, imposed that gawdawful original headline.
But we have seen in the past how very badly AP has treated the Church, haven’t we.
At best that bad headline was an unprofessional mistake based on the inability to understand what is written in black and white. A more realistic scenario is that it was a purposeful distortion of the facts.
Meanwhile, this is from the CBC: