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

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

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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

Church in Burma explores challenges of openness to modernity

Oct 6, 2014

The bishops of Burma held communications and media workshops last week to help form the laity of the country to... Read more

Boston Globe's new site hopes to show that 'Catholic Church matters'

Sep 5, 2014

By Mary Farrow

A new website launched by the Boston Globe seeks to have a wide appeal in covering “all things Catholic,” focusing... Read more

Leroy Carhart on his Bellevue, Nebraska farm. A still from Martha Shane and Lana Wilson's AFTER TILLER, a documentary about the last four doctors in the US who provide third-trimester abortions.

PBS raked over decision to air late-term abortion film

Aug 30, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

Pro-life advocates have strongly objected to PBS' decision broadcast the documentary “After Tiller,” saying it wrongly downplays the “gravely unjust”... Read more

University student Sun-Joo Pae assists international press at the KBS stand inside the media center at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul, South Korea.

Korean journalist seeks to spread Pope’s message of peace

Aug 14, 2014

By Elise Harris

A journalist with South Korea’s leading radio and television network has voiced her joy at covering the papal visit, as... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square before the Wednesday general audience, May 22, 2013.

Francis documentary to be shown at John Paul II Film Festival

Apr 8, 2014

The documentary “Francis: The Pope of the New World” will be shown on the big screen for the first time... Read more