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Faithful Catholicism Simply Not An Option For CBS's Pelley

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<p>Scott Pelley's <a href="http://www.mrc.org/node/29207&quot; target="_blank">liberal bias</a> got the better of him on the 11 March 2013 edition of <em>CBS Evening News</em> as he interviewed three American seminarians studying in Rome. When one seminarian expressed his hope that next pope continues the "beautiful legacy of John Paul II and Benedict XVI," Pelley replied incredulously, "<strong>But you mentioned two popes who have a reputation for being doctrinally conservative. And this is something you'd like to see carried on?</strong>"</p><p>The transcript of the relevant portion of the interview:</p><p>TOM MCDONALD, SEMINARIAN, PONTIFICAL NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGE: I'd like to see a pope continue the beautiful legacy of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.<br /><br />SCOTT PELLEY: But you mentioned two popes who have a reputation for being doctrinally conservative-<br /><br />MCDONALD: Well-<br /><br />PELLEY: And is this – this is something you'd like to see carried on?<br /><br />MCDONALD: The Church's mission is to transmit a message – to transmit a gift it received from Christ. So, it – it's not in our job description, as it were, to change that message.</p><p><em>More in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matthew-balan/2013/03/12/faithful-catholic…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.</em></p>