Why the 'fact-checking' of Christian satire worries this Catholic writer
Denver, Colo., Aug 14, 2019 / 03:01 am (CNA).- Did you know that Veggie Tales, the beloved Christian cartoon for kids, recently introduced a new character named Cannabis Carl in celebration of recreational marijuana?
They didn’t, actually. That was just a funny article from satirical Christian website The Babylon Bee.
Nevertheless, the story got fact-checked by the website Snopes, which assured parents: “For the time being, at least, ‘VeggieTales’ characters remain based on things mothers would approve of their kids consuming.”
That was the kind of fact-checking that did not bother the leadership of The Babylon Bee.
“…it was almost like we’d wear it