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- Overall, we rate Catholic Online far-right Biased and Mixed for factual reporting based on promoting conspiracy theories and pseudoscience.
Bias Rating: RIGHT CONSPIRACY-PSEUDOSCIENCE
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Catholic Online provides “Catholic News for Catholics and All People of God, to Help them Deepen their understanding of their Catholic Faith.” This is a conspiracy/pseudoscience website that is not always factual.
Funded by / Ownership
Catholic Online is a Project of Your Catholic Voice Foundation, a Not-for-Profit Corporation. Advertising, donations, subscriptions, and the sale of merchandise generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
Catholic Online has a strong right-wing bias through story selection in reporting news. For example, an article celebrates former President Trump’s decision to ban transgender persons from the military, citing moral obligation. Another article reports about witches (liberals) gathering together to put a spell on Trump. Further, this article cites the source WND, which has a terrible track record with fact-checkers. Lastly, Catholic Online publishes far-right conspiracies such as Hillary Clinton being very sick and dying. Obviously, this is/was without evidence as she is healthy today. In this same article, they also predicted that if Clinton had won the election, terrible things would happen to the USA, presumably by God.
Editorially, all stories favor the Christian Right.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Catholic Online far-right Biased and Mixed for factual reporting based on promoting conspiracy theories and pseudoscience. (D. Van Zandt 8/1/2017) Updated (9/1/2018) Updated (05/27/2022)
Last Updated on May 17, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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