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Pope Francis meets with the journalists who cover the Vatican in the Apostolic Palace on Jan. 22, 2024.

Pope Francis thanks Vatican journalists for reporting on scandals in the Church

Jan 22, 2024

By Courtney Mares

Journalists accredited to the Holy See Press Office met the pope in a private audience at the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace... 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

Gaza-based journalist Akram Al Satarri spoke with “EWTN News Nightly” anchor Tracy Sabol from Khan Yunis about the state of the southern area of the Gaza Strip, Jan. 3, 2024.

Gaza journalist says escalation of war is ‘inevitable’ 

Jan 4, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Gaza-based journalist Akram Al Satarri spoke with “EWTN News Nightly” about the state of the southern area of the Gaza... Read more

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during his Angelus address on Oct. 15, 2023.

Pope Francis on women deacons: ‘Holy orders is reserved for men’

Oct 25, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis reaffirmed the impossibility of women becoming priests, or even modern Church deacons, in an interview for a book... Read more


Bishop remembers slain journalists in Mexico on feast day of their patron saint

Jan 25, 2023

By CNA Staff

According to the National Human Rights Commission of Mexico, between 2000 and 2018, a total of 134 journalists were murdered. Read more

An icon of Titus Brandsma in Bolsward, the Netherlands.

Titus Brandsma: A new patron saint of journalism?

May 10, 2022

By Courtney Mares

More than 60 journalists have issued an appeal to Pope Francis. Read more

Pope Francis, pictured in St. Peter’s Square, September 10, 2014.

Pope Francis urges Catholic media to help young tell good from evil

Jun 30, 2020

The world needs media that can help young people to distinguish between good and evil, presenting the facts in a... 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

Benedict XVI holds his final general audience, Feb. 27, 2013.

Benedict XVI tells EWTN: 'Thank you for your work'

Mar 31, 2017

By Elise Harris

Members of EWTN’s Rome Bureau on Friday met Benedict XVI in the Vatican Gardens to explain their work and thank... 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

Fr. Federico Lombardi

Vatican: Rolling Stone article a display of 'superficial journalism'

Jan 30, 2014

By Elise Harris

Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi has strongly criticized the tone of “crudeness” directed to Benedict XVI in a recent article... 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