BBC Confesses Bias on Religion and Politics
WORLDNETDAILY, Oct. 23 — An internal British Broadcasting Corporation memo revealed senior figures admitted the national news agency was guilty of promoting anti-Christian sentiment, reported WorldNetDaily.
The admissions of bias were made at a recent “impartiality” summit the BBC held. Most executives admitted the corporation’s representation of homosexuals and ethnic minorities was unbalanced and disproportionate. At the summit, executives were given a fictitious scenario in which they were asked to make a judgment. In the illustration, Jewish comedian Sasha Baron Cohen would participate in a studio program in which guests were allowed to symbolically throw in a garbage bin things they hated.
What would you do,
the executives were asked, if Cohen decided to throw kosher food, the
A senior BBC executive admitted to the British paper Daily Express, “There was a widespread acknowledgement that we may have gone too far in the direction of political correctness. Unfortunately, much of it is so deeply embedded in the BBC’s culture, that it is very hard to change it.”
Church Leaders: Stop Taking God’s Name in Vain
REUTERS, Oct. 23 —
Both Catholic candidates flash Bibles and pose for photographs in churches during their campaign stops. Noboa has invoked God to heal sick voters.
“I don’t care which candidate is doing it more; nobody is authorized to use the name of God for political purposes,” Bishop Nestor Herrera said.
Since the men won
the right last week to move to a runoff on Nov. 26 for the presidency, the
Noboa often addresses supporters wearing a fist-size cross dangling from a silver necklace and waves a Bible while praying on stage. On tours of shantytowns, the businessman hands out wheelchairs and calls on God to cure potential voters. Correa, who is pro-life and for traditional marriage, has not made as much of a show about his faith but likes to be photographed praying in churches and calls himself a “leftist Christian.”
As Europe Gets
WASHINGTON POST, Oct. 18 — While falling birthrates threaten to undermine
economies and social stability across much of an aging
France Prioux, director of research for