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Pope Francis greets staff and families of RAI, Italy’s national public broadcasting company, March 23, 2024.

Pope Francis implores public broadcasters to serve the common good and combat ‘fake news’

Mar 23, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

The pope spoke of “the devious plans of those who seek to influence public opinion in an ideological manner, lying... Read more

Pope Francis meets with a delegation from the Society of Catholic Publicists of Germany on the 75th anniversary of its foundation Jan. 4, 2024, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis: Catholic news media can’t be ‘neutral’ in the message they convey

Jan 5, 2024

By Andrés Henríquez

The pontiff made his remarks at a Jan. 4 audience with a delegation from the Society of Catholic Publicists of... Read more

A photo of a scene from "Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers," a Christmas special released in December 2021.

‘The Chosen’ Christmas special is a ‘beautiful experience,’ show’s creator says

Nov 1, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

On Nov. 1 the hit Christian series “The Chosen” released the trailer to its upcoming Christmas special, one that will... Read more


Journalists at EWTN/Franciscan conference discuss media bias in the internet age 

Mar 10, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

“If you give people what they think they want, that might work economically,” RealClearPolitics’ Carl Cannon said, “but that isn’t... Read more

Pope Francis listens to a boy called Emanuele at St. Paul of the Cross parish, Rome, on April 15, 2018.

Pope Francis: Global synodal path ‘a great opportunity to listen to one another’

Jan 24, 2022

By CNA Staff

He made the remark in his 2022 World Communications Day message. Read more

Pope Francis, pictured on Oct. 3, 2015. Credit: Mazur/

Pope Francis: Witness to the truth by exposing ‘fake news’

Jan 23, 2021

Pope Francis issued a new warning about misinformation on Saturday, weeks after he was the subject of a viral “fake... Read more

Pope Francis on the popemobile Dec. 4, 2019.

Pope Francis on sharing the Christian message in 'reality'

Dec 6, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis spoke Friday about how the Gospel message must be based in concrete reality, through which Christ himself communicates... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square May 22, 2018.

Humility should be the foundation of media work, pope tells journalists

May 18, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis told journalists Saturday that their profession has a great responsibility, the foundation of which should be humility.  Read more

Commentary: Catholic media, and the truth that sets us free

Jul 13, 2018

By JD Flynn

This week at CNA, we published an article about a bishop under investigation in India after a religious sister accused... Read more

A newly married couple snaps a selfie with Pope Francis at the Wednesday general audience on Feb. 4, 2015.

Francis tells youth to evangelize through the ‘digital world’

May 19, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Sharing the Gospel with people at the peripheries might not even require stepping outside the door, Pope Francis said Saturday,... Read more

Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EWTN Global Catholic Network.

EWTN chairman named consultor for Vatican communications office

Apr 12, 2017

On Wednesday, the Vatican announced that EWTN’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw has been named by Pope... Read more

Pope Francis on the papal flight from Rome, Italy to Quito, Ecuador on July 5, 2015.

Pope Francis: Stop using the word 'illegal' as a synonym for 'immigrant'

Apr 7, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis said Friday that when it comes to solving the immigration crisis, the media need to stop perpetuating negative... Read more

Abuja, Nigeria.

Nigerian bishop: Evangelize through family, social media

Feb 1, 2017

For one Catholic bishop in Nigeria, social media and family life are two keys for evangelization and sharing the values... Read more

Pope Francis meets with President Park Geun-hye of South Korea at the Vatican on Oct. 17, 2014.

In new interview, Pope skewers journalists who focus on scandal

Dec 7, 2016

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis gave an interview to a Belgian magazine in which he cautioned media to avoid several major temptations, including... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square after the Wednesday general audience, May 21, 2014.

Spreading hope, trust, the center of next World Communications Day

Sep 29, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

Announced Thursday, this year's World Day of Social Communications will focus on the theme of spreading hope and trust in... Read more

Photo via Unsplash.

Vatican media guru brings digital perspective to new post

Feb 26, 2016

By Elise Harris

There are probably very few people who understand Church communications better than Msgr. Paul Tighe.  Read more

Pope Francis before the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica during the convocation of the Jubilee of Mercy, April 11, 2015.

Mercy, dialogue to be the focus of World Communications Day

Sep 29, 2015

By Elise Harris

Announced Tuesday, this year’s theme for World Communications Day is inspired by the upcoming Jubilee of Mercy, and stresses that... Read more

Sister Mary Ann Walsh.

Writer, sister, friend – Sr. Mary Ann Walsh remembered for 'dedication to the truth'

Apr 30, 2015

By Michelle La Rosa, Mary Farrow

Many journalists would say they have a passion for truth, but for Sr. Mary Ann Walsh, that took on added... Read more

Black and white added stack of newspapers.

An Arcus news service? RNS denies LGBT money influences religion coverage

Apr 1, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

The editor of Religion News Service has denied that a grant from a wealthy LGBT advocacy funder has biased its... Read more

New York Times Building NYC.

Why this priest has spent 50 years fighting with the New York Times

Mar 1, 2015

By Mary Farrow

A lot has changed in journalism since 1961, but not Msgr. Daniel S. Hamilton’s resolve to rebut the New York... Read more