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Mainstream news sources used to define reality. Now that their dominance is ending, Christians face a new culture war

In his message for the World Day of Communications, Francis said the media should not constantly focus on war and terrorism

The Archbishop of Westminster said that some national newspapers stirred up xenophobia ahead of the Brexit vote

If a person is unjustly slandered, said Francis, they can be ‘destroyed forever’

Mother Angelica’s funeral took place at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament

The way Vatican news is reported in the mainstream media has changed drastically since the arrival of Francis

Fresh from a tough stint at the BBC, Lord Patten was asked to help overhaul another media operation crying out for change – the Vatican’s. He seems haunted by the possibility of failure

Lord Patten of Barnes’ lecture for the English and Welsh bishops’ World Communications Day

British peer offers scathing critique of the Holy See’s current communications structures

Francis urged the Palestinian president to be ‘an angel of peace’ – he didn’t tell him he was one