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March 14, 2017

Did Pope Francis change the Ten Commandments?

Pope Francis has been the target of fake news, once again. This time he is accused of changing the Ten Commandments. The allegation of course, is false, like most other…
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March 10, 2017

Pope Francis did not say priests may someday marry: This regard the latest Rumors

News outlets are proclaiming that Pope Francis is about to relax the rules on married priests, possibly opening the door to allowing priests to wed. The only problem with these…
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March 8, 2017

Famous Viral Quotes people think came from the Bible

Social media and the Internet has made it easier to share anything anywhere. Most of the time we spend in cyberspace, we see come across wonderful statements --- about life,…
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January 25, 2017

How reporters got the Pope’s telegram to Trump wrong

A telegram (yes, the Vatican still uses that word) from Pope Francis to Trump was spun as a dramatic challenge to the new president over the poor. In fact, it…
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December 9, 2016

Did Pope Francis compare media obsession with fake news to consumption of bodily waste?

Pope Francis has issued a statement against the media's obsession with fake news and gossip. Except, the term he used to describe the obsession is raising eyebrows. "Coprophagy," is the…
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October 8, 2015

Synod Notebook: The dirty little secret about media coverage

ROME — Some years ago, I attended a presentation by the late Rev. Raymond Brown, a Sulpician priest and one of America’s great Catholic Biblical scholars, in which he commented…
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September 30, 2015

Mercy, dialogue to be the focus of World Communications Day

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.…
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NewsUSA
September 29, 2015

Philadelphia mayor says media scared people from seeing pope

News reports about extensive security in place for Pope Francis’ visit may have deterred people from attending, the mayor said Monday, while calling the weekend a “tremendous success” overall. The…
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July 20, 2015

Vatican spokesman contrasts styles of Pope Francis, Pope Emeritus Benedict

In remarks published in the forthcoming edition of National Geographic, the director of the Holy See Press Office contrasted the styles of Pope Francis and his predecessor. The magazine reported:…
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