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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.
Nov 20, 2013 - 02:03 am .- In an effort to equip future priests to better encounter the mass media, one seminary in Rome now provides a hands-on workshop in social communications.
Nov 13, 2013 - 11:42 am .- A new global survey has revealed that Pope Francis has topped the list of names most mentioned on the internet so far this year, with his twitter account also receiving a high ranking on a list of most mentioned words.
Oct 6, 2013 - 06:56 am .- While it has drawn much attention, the interview Pope Francis gave to the prominent Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari is not the first of its kind in the history of the Church, but part of a tradition stretching back to “Good Pope John.”
Sep 24, 2013 - 04:23 pm .- The new head of a Catholic communications training group says he hopes to help the faithful present the complex truths of the Gospel in understandable ways amid a sometimes hostile modern world.
Aug 31, 2013 - 06:13 am .- The communications training group Catholic Voices USA has named as its next executive director Scot Landry, a leading media official with the Archdiocese of Boston.
Aug 12, 2013 - 05:20 pm .- Pro-life leaders from around the country are calling on major media outlets to do a better job of informing society about the reality of abortion, rather than obscuring the facts in their coverage choices.
May 12, 2013 - 04:11 pm .- The leader of a conservative think-tank is calling for more balanced abortion coverage from the Washington Post after the paper’s publisher said that its production team members “do make mistakes.”
Apr 30, 2013 - 10:17 am .- In a column written for Catholic News Agency, former editor-in-chief of the National Catholic Register Francis Maier has called attention to the media's failure to cover the trial of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell.
Mar 16, 2013 - 08:11 am .- Pope Francis told thousands of journalists today he loved them and thanked them for their recent work.
Nov 28, 2012 - 02:04 am .- At an upcoming spring conference, the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross will examine father figures and their portrayal in TV, including Lord Grantham from the British series Downton Abbey.
Sep 17, 2012 - 11:49 am .- A week-long seminar in Rome aimed at helping journalists better understand the Catholic Church is being called a success by organizers.
Aug 9, 2012 - 12:03 am .- More than 2,400 viewers responded to an advertisement offering help to women in crisis pregnancies, which aired over 50 times on Black Entertainment Television during summer 2012.
Jun 17, 2012 - 05:03 pm .- The online network known as Real Catholic TV will omit the term “Catholic” in its new name, after a dispute with the Archdiocese of Detroit about its right to use the term under canon law.
Jun 15, 2012 - 10:54 am .- Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City encouraged his fellow bishops to make use of new communications methods in proclaiming the unchanging truths of the Catholic faith.
Jun 13, 2012 - 01:56 pm .- The Vatican has announced that it wants to create a “.catholic” domain name as a way of validating official Catholic institutions online – just one day after rolling out a major shift in its communications strategy.