Saturday, November 04, 2006

Catholics, Mormons get fussy over comparisons/conventions.

A story in The Salt Lake Tribune by reader advocate Connie Coyne describes reader discontent when reporter Peggy Fletcher Stack compared the LDS sacrament to the Catholic communion.

Mormon readers complain because the newspaper, following journalistic conventions, refers to the "prophet" Hinckley merely as "Hinckley," after the second reference (dropping the courtesy title.)

My succinct response: Persecution Complex.

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