Fox News and the Vatican: Together at Last

[Content note: this post contains references to antisemitism, Islamaphobia, and rape.]

Now this is just perfect:
The Vatican has brought in the Fox News correspondent in Rome to help improve its communications strategy as it tries to cope with years of communications blunders and one of its most serious scandals in decades, officials said Saturday.
"Communications blunders." Yes the problem is definitely just awkward messaging!
The Vatican has been bedeviled by communications blunders ever since Benedict's 2005 election, and is currently dealing with a scandal over Vatican documents that were leaked to Italian journalists.... Benedict's now-infamous speech about Muslims and violence, his 2009 decision to rehabilitate a schismatic bishop who denied the Holocaust, and the Vatican's response to the 2010 explosion of the sex abuse scandal are just a few of the blunders that have tarnished Benedict's papacy.
Whoooops those wacky papal "blunders!"

Now I'm no fancy-schmancy Fox News propagandist/member of Opus Dei, but I offer the Vatican this advice, free of charge:

You would probably have fewer "communications blunders" if you got some new messages that were a little less (how shall I put this?) GARBAGE. Say, something along the lines of "We will turn suspected predators over to the authorities immediately" or "We will not tolerate Holocaust denialism from our leadership" or "We stand against harmful anti-Islamic stereotypes." For a start.

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