Anyone here watch the Newshour? Anyone watching Margaret Warner at the Vatican? She interviewed Cardinal Levada the other evening. Thursday it was a selection of people; at least one of them, though not identified as such, was a priest of Opus Dei (Fr. John Wauck). What do you make of this coverage? It appears to be an effort to be balanced, but it also appears to be getting a degree of Vatican cooperation. Is this the beginning of a new communications policy? Here in audio, video and transcript (scroll down).http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/religion/jan-june10/vatican_04-29.html
Margaret O’Brien Steinfels is a former editor of Commonweal.