NBC Hypes Unfounded Rumors of 'Vatican Intrigue' Surrounding Pope's Abdication

Loading media...
px
px

At the top of Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie suggested ulterior motives behind Pope Benedict XIV's abdication: "Vatican intrigue. Is there more to Pope Benedict's sudden decision to step down?" In the report that followed, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel insinuated something more: "Although there's no evidence to suggest a motive, other than old age, the Pope's unusual departure has left some wondering."

Check out MRC TV Polls on LockerDome on LockerDome