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Jul 13, 2018 - 05:18 pm .- This week at CNA, we published an article about a bishop under investigation in India after a religious sister accused him of rape. The story is still developing, facts are not yet clear, and, of course, the bishop deserves the benefit of due process. CNA’s article explained those things.
May 19, 2018 - 11:27 am .- Sharing the Gospel with people at the peripheries might not even require stepping outside the door, Pope Francis said Saturday, encouraging Christians to evangelize through encounters in the “digital world.”
Apr 12, 2017 - 12:57 pm .- On Wednesday, the Vatican announced that EWTN’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw has been named by Pope Francis as a consultor to the Vatican Secretariat for Communications.
Apr 7, 2017 - 05:56 am .- Pope Francis said Friday that when it comes to solving the immigration crisis, the media need to stop perpetuating negative stereotypes and start explaining the big picture, shedding light on the causes behind migration.
Feb 1, 2017 - 09:46 pm .- For one Catholic bishop in Nigeria, social media and family life are two keys for evangelization and sharing the values of the Catholic Church.
Dec 7, 2016 - 09:49 am .- Pope Francis gave an interview to a Belgian magazine in which he cautioned media to avoid several major temptations, including the desire to always focus on scandal – which he compared to “coprophilia,” a mental illness in which a person has an abnormal interest in feces.
Sep 29, 2016 - 08:10 am .- Announced Thursday, this year's World Day of Social Communications will focus on the theme of spreading hope and trust in the “Good News” of Jesus Christ and salvation.
Feb 26, 2016 - 03:25 pm .- There are probably very few people who understand Church communications better than Msgr. Paul Tighe.
Sep 29, 2015 - 07:31 am .- Announced Tuesday, this year’s theme for World Communications Day is inspired by the upcoming Jubilee of Mercy, and stresses that social communications should be centered on mercy, dialogue and welcome.
May 1, 2015 - 12:25 am .- Many journalists would say they have a passion for truth, but for Sr. Mary Ann Walsh, that took on added significance as she worked for the Church she loved.
Apr 1, 2015 - 05:22 pm .- The editor of Religion News Service has denied that a grant from a wealthy LGBT advocacy funder has biased its coverage of traditional religion, which includes a recent controversial story on Cardinal Raymond Burke.
Mar 1, 2015 - 04:23 pm .- A lot has changed in journalism since 1961, but not Msgr. Daniel S. Hamilton’s resolve to rebut the New York Times on its editorial opinions regarding matters of faith and morals.
Oct 6, 2014 - 06:04 pm .- The bishops of Burma held communications and media workshops last week to help form the laity of the country to meet the rapidly changing realities in the southeast Asian country.
Sep 5, 2014 - 04:17 pm .- A new website launched by the Boston Globe seeks to have a wide appeal in covering “all things Catholic,” focusing on reporting about the Church rather than evangelizing or aiming solely at a Catholic readership.  
Aug 30, 2014 - 02:35 pm .- Pro-life advocates have strongly objected to PBS' decision broadcast the documentary “After Tiller,” saying it wrongly downplays the “gravely unjust” and deadly nature of abortion.  
Aug 14, 2014 - 12:00 pm .- A journalist with South Korea’s leading radio and television network has voiced her joy at covering the papal visit, as well as her desire for his message of peace to lead the nation to a more hopeful future.
Apr 8, 2014 - 02:24 pm .- The documentary “Francis: The Pope of the New World” will be shown on the big screen for the first time during the John Paul II International Film Festival, being held April 3-12 in Miami.
Apr 7, 2014 - 04:34 am .- Santa Croce University in Rome is offering a multifaceted communications course, emphasizing the importance of the field for evangelization, and preparing students for difficulties they may encounter.
Mar 6, 2014 - 01:19 pm .- The PBS Frontline documentary series’ recent episode “Secrets of the Vatican” largely covered old scandals in a one-sided way, said Scot Landry, executive director of Catholic Voices USA.
Jan 9, 2014 - 04:02 am .- Vatican journalist and expert John L. Allen, Jr. will join the staff of the The Boston Globe as an associate editor next month in a bid to enrich the media's coverage of religion and the Church.