Monday, April 20, 2009

More Irresponsible Journalism

I'm sure this is a story that Magdalene's Egg would cover, were Father and Mother and Baby not away

The Vatican is demanding a retraction of a story printed in the the Times of London that in an upcoming visit, the Pope was planning to present Prince Charles with ”a gift that may strike an unwelcome chord”: a facsimile of the 1530 appeal by English peers to Pope Clement VII asking for the annulment of Henry VIII’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon.

As everyone knows, Pope Clement refused that appeal, King Henry married his mistress anyway and renounced Roman Catholicism, establishing the Church of England."

Wonder where the the Times got that idea. Maybe it was in one of those chain emails. Someone should tell them about

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