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Hmm. Looks like I was wrong in my prediction that the American media would ignore the new encyclical in favor of stories about President Obama’s visit with the pope.

Turns out the media isn’t even waiting for the president’s trip to Rome in order to ignore the encyclical. Here’s the entire lineup of key stories on CNN at 3:00 today:

Latest News

* Fans across country mourn Jackson 10 min
* Fans assemble for Jackson memorial
* L.A. wants help paying for Jackson memorial
* How are you honoring MJ today?
* Time: Places to go to honor Michael Jackson
* Web braces for Michael Jackson onslaught
* Ticker: Obama girls take Russia by storm
* Gov. Sanford waits for storm to pass
* 8 U.S. soldiers dead in 2 days in Afghanistan
* Deploying dad begs to see missing girl Video
* Obama: No green light for Israel to attack Iran
* Clinton to meet with deposed Honduran leader
* Ahmadinejad to address his nation 54 min
* Group visits to Saddam Hussein’s grave banned
* Palin: ‘I am not a quitter; I am a fighter’
* Palin’s every word, breath satirized Video
* Taliban may be buying kids for suicide bombs
* Mom charged in autistic son’s cancer death Video
* Fortune: Bob Shiller didn’t kill housing market
* SI: Lance Armstrong storms into 2nd place
* CNN Wire: Roses drape Jackson’s golden . . .

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