I predicted on my radio show today that the election of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI will lead to a quick negative turn in the media. It’s already happening. After days of uncritical coverage–something of a free infomercial for the Roman Catholic Church–the media will turn on the new pope as a radical conservative, and will sympathize with liberal Catholic forces who now face their worst papal nightmare. Just look, for example, at this coverage from The New York Times.
Watch the Media Turn
April 20, 2005
Words From the Fire: Hearing the Voice of God in the 10 Commandments
If God has spoken, then the highest human aspiration must be to hear what the Creator has said. God has indeed spoken, through the Ten Commandments, and Al Mohler explores this revelation of God and the implications for His people. The promise is to hear, to obey, and to live. These “Ten Words” tell us who God is and what His people should look like.