World waits as cardinals prepare to choose new pope
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:28
- Date Mar 11, 2013
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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You are looking live at Saint Peter's Square in Vatican City in Rome.
Where they get ready for tomorrow's papal conclave starting tomorrow.
One point two billion Catholics around the world will wait and watch as the cardinals' pick the next Pope.
But that's not something the mainstream media from -- in Catholic Church in -- -- light this is nothing new but this conflict could change all that.
Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior joins us live today.
As a Catholic I think it's an exciting exciting time for the year the -- lot of expectation about who will be.
Picked and it's a great opportunity that we haven't had in hundreds of years but the same time the American Media in lockstep almost the mainstream media.
Has been looking to.
Beat a -- at the chinks in the Catholic Church.
Instead of talking about communion and confession -- community of faith they talk about birth control and -- Feeley instead talking about.
Devotion and social justice and and providing education.
And charity to millions of Americans they talk about dissension.
And conflict and and the church somehow imploding or maybe exploding -- -- for better media.
That's been the problem.
But when you see.
The hundreds of thousands of people who will be present.
To await actual white smoke when you see perhaps a million people coming to see.
A new Pope.
Invested when you see millions of people around the world on Twitter in the Internet and email -- picking a favorite cardinal -- -- This is my aspiration for the church aren't you see the power of the universal church and the power of faith.
Any Christian denomination here it happens to be random -- Church when I was in church yesterday Peter if it was full house that was 9 o'clock mass in Franklin Lakes a New Jersey.
And I was talking that some of my friends there and and innovative bring up any of the bad stuff that you read about in in the mainstream media -- instead it was kind of like.
You know who do you think it's going to be because of the people I talked to are very hopeful that the new Pope will go ahead and leave this.
Way past the stuff that's in are -- If it's a given that the mainstream media and he -- in here and bias the near times for a long long time has led.
Go to march 6.
Go to the poll -- only 600 Catholics allegedly that they launched that has been the basis before and after for their attacks.
In lead after lead after lead where they talk about.
The problems inherent -- Catholic Church.
But at the same time don't focus on the universality.
And the things that bring the Catholic Church together millions of people are looking worldwide.
To what goes on in the conclave.
As these hundred and a fifteen or so cardinals decide what's the next.
-- -- Who is the next leader in this media age where the pope's activities will be watched minute by minute the same way that we've -- the conclave.
This discussion they've had in Rome exposing all of these issues including -- -- feel yet.
Including conflict including birth control including marriage including the marriage and even -- that's important for the church but they're doing it on their own.
-- -- -- -- and we're going to be watching the chimney because it could happen and it's exciting internally it happens between two and five days after they start so.
We'll keep -- and the smoke are right repeated to see you thank you our rights to.