Video: The Moment I Called the Conclave in Advance


It’s amusing to see the mainstream media react to the shocking news that the new pope is … catholic.

Of course, I had that one figured out right away. In fact, I knew even before the announcement about Pope Francis was made.

See for yourself — this segment was taped and aired on CBN TV March 12, a full day before white smoke!

Start the video at the 2 minute 50 second mark:

Screen shot 2013-03-18 at 11.01.49 PMI said: “We saw in Pope Benedict’s eight years a staunch support for the church’s teaching in support of the right to life, traditional marriage, and religious liberty, and so I have no doubts that the next pope will also carry on that banner.”

Yep, you heard it here first. 😉

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Thomas Peters grew up in Southern California and attended college in Michigan. He has two graduate degrees in theology. He began his award-winning American Papist blog in 2006 and has been proud to be a part of the CV team since 2010. He was one of a handful of American bloggers invited to the Vatican’s first-ever Bloggers’ Meeting in Rome. Peters has appeared in dozens of TV, radio and online media outlets over the years discussing and debating the intersection of Catholicism and politics, as well as pro-life and pro-family activism, in addition to writing and speaking about the future of social media and youth activism. You can follow Thomas Peters at @AmericanPapist.

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