Posts Tagged ‘public opinion’

US media bias on same-sex marriage revealed

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

A strong media bias towards same-sex marriage in the United States has been revealed in a study conducted by the independent Pew Research Center. An analysis of reporting during a period when the issue was before the US Supreme Court found that stories predominantly supporting same-sex marriage outweighed those predominantly opposing it by 5-1. This Read more

Sense of faith is not ‘ecclesial public opinion’, Pope says

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

While the Catholic Church teaches that “the whole body of the faithful . . . cannot error in matters of belief”, this does not mean Catholic beliefs are open to popular vote, Pope Benedict XVI has told a group of theologians. The Pope said an authentic “sensus fidei” (“sense of faith”) can come only when Read more