Pope Francis: World Communications Day Theme is 'Truth in age of ‘fake news’'

CNS • Fri, Sep 29 2017 at 9:24am
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By Carol Glatz
Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Given the strong divisions sparked and fueled by “fake news,” Pope Francis is highlighting the importance of truth in his message for World Communications Day.

The message will call for studying the causes and consequences of baseless information and will promote “professional journalism,” which always seeks the truth and therefore peace and understanding in the world, the Vatican Secretariat for Communication said, announcing the theme.

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