Q & A: George Stephanopoulos

Each week, this feature will pose one question to five different newsmakers and analysts.
Yesterday, we heard from Sister Mary Ann Walsh, Director of Media Relations for the USCCB. Today we here from ABC's "Good Morning America" host George Stephanopoulos.
This week’s question: What is the principal impediment to good media coverage of Catholicism/religion?

Don't expect good coverage. Don't demand it. Don't be disappointed when you don't get it.

Consider any nice clips that come a sign of grace.

I'm only half kidding. The Church does good work. I know that. The Church has also failed -- sinned -- in profound ways. We all know that.

A skeptical -- and secular -- press, by instinct and conviction, will always lead with the sin and leave spreading the Good News to the Church.

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Take care of that, the coverage will take care of itself.

Next Tuesday, our interviewee will be Blogger Extraordinaire Rocco Palmo.

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