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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

Fr. Sergio Tapio Velasco speaks with CNA on February 25, 2014

University course highlights role of media in evangelization

Apr 7, 2014

By Elise Harris

Santa Croce University in Rome is offering a multifaceted communications course, emphasizing the importance of the field for evangelization, and... Read more

St. Peter's Square.

Frontline episode on Church scandals one-sided, critic says

Mar 6, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

The PBS Frontline documentary series’ recent episode “Secrets of the Vatican” largely covered old scandals in a one-sided way, said... Read more

John L. Allen, Jr. (File photo/CNA).

Vatican analyst eager to improve media coverage of Church

Jan 9, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

Vatican journalist and expert John L. Allen, Jr. will join the staff of the The Boston Globe as an associate... Read more

Rome program aims to better priests' engagement with media

Nov 20, 2013

In an effort to equip future priests to better encounter the mass media, one seminary in Rome now provides a... Read more

Pope Francis gives a thumbs up to youth on July 25, 2013.

Pope Francis most popular name online, survey says

Nov 13, 2013

By Elise Harris

A new global survey has revealed that Pope Francis has topped the list of names most mentioned on the internet... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square before the Wednesday general audience on October 2, 2013.

Francis continues papal tradition of dialogue with media

Oct 6, 2013

By Andrea Gagliarducci

While it has drawn much attention, the interview Pope Francis gave to the prominent Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari is not... Read more

Scot Landry.

New Catholic Voices head eager to help share Church's message

Sep 24, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa, Adelaide Mena

The new head of a Catholic communications training group says he hopes to help the faithful present the complex truths... Read more

Scot Landry.

Catholic Voices USA names Boston media leader as new head

Aug 31, 2013

The communications training group Catholic Voices USA has named as its next executive director Scot Landry, a leading media official... Read more

Lila Rose of Live Action speaks during the March on the Media.

'March on the Media' criticizes abortion bias in reporting

Aug 12, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Pro-life leaders from around the country are calling on major media outlets to do a better job of informing society... Read more

The Washington Post.

Washington Post accused of abortion bias in coverage

May 12, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

The leader of a conservative think-tank is calling for more balanced abortion coverage from the Washington Post after the paper’s... Read more

CNA

Columnist blasts media for Gosnell tardiness

Apr 30, 2013

In a column written for Catholic News Agency, former editor-in-chief of the National Catholic Register Francis Maier has called attention... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to 5,000 journalists at Paul VI Hall.

Pope to journalists: 'I love you so much and I thank you for everything'

Mar 16, 2013

Pope Francis told thousands of journalists today he loved them and thanked them for their recent work.  Read more

Downton Abbey features Hugh Bonneville (center) as Robert Crawley, 7th Earl of Grantham. Photo courtesy of MASTERPIECE.

Conference to study father figures in television

Nov 28, 2012

At an upcoming spring conference, the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross will examine father figures and their portrayal in... Read more

Professor Daniel Arasa and course participants at the Vatican Press Office.

Course deepens journalists' understanding of Catholic Church

Sep 17, 2012

A week-long seminar in Rome aimed at helping journalists better understand the Catholic Church is being called a success by... Read more

Thousands of viewers respond to pro-life TV ad's offer of help

Aug 8, 2012

More than 2,400 viewers responded to an advertisement offering help to women in crisis pregnancies, which aired over 50 times... Read more

Michael Voris of ChurchMilitant.TV.

Real Catholic TV service removes 'Catholic' from new name

Jun 17, 2012

The online network known as Real Catholic TV will omit the term “Catholic” in its new name, after a dispute... Read more

Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City.

Bishops consider revamping their communications model

Jun 15, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City encouraged his fellow bishops to make use of new communications methods in... Read more

Monsignor Paul Tighe.

Vatican looks online as it retools its communications strategy

Jun 13, 2012

The Vatican has announced that it wants to create a “.catholic” domain name as a way of validating official Catholic... Read more