Accuracy in Media

Pope Francis Warns Media on ‘Fake News,’ Calls it a ‘Grave Sin’

Ahead of his annual communications message, which he is expected to dedicate to the topic of “fake news,” Pope Francis warned Catholic media Saturday that journalists who promote inaccurate news are committing a “grave sin,” according to The Guardian. “You shouldn’t fall into the ‘sins of communication:’ disinformation, or giving just one side, calumny that […]

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Pope Francis to Address ‘Fake News’

Pope Francis plans to address “fake news” in an address for World Communications Day 2018. That Pope made the announcement via Twitter on Friday. I have chosen this theme for World Communications Day 2018: “The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for peace. — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) September 29, 2017 […]

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Liberal Gard Coverage Makes Case Against Single Payer

It has become an international story. Charlie Gard is a seriously ill infant in the United Kingdom, who has been denied the opportunity to go to the United States to receive experimental treatment for a genetic condition. His parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, petitioned the Great Ormond Street Hospital, the national hospital system, the […]

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Liberal Media Headlines Unhappy with Pope Francis’s View on Female Priests

The liberal media does not understand the theology behind priesthood in the Roman Catholic Church, apparently, with headlines like the following: Huffington Post: “Pope Francis: Female Catholic Priests Are Never Happening” New York Times: “Pope Francis says Ban on Female Priests is Likely to Endure” TIME: “Pope Francis Says the Ban on Women Priests Will […]

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Liberal Media Pounces on Pope Francis’s Latest Document, Focuses on Divorce, but Not Pro-Life Statements

LifeSiteNews has a good summary of the consistent pro-life message in Pope Francis’s latest papal document, Amoris Laetitia. What is missing from the Left’s media coverage is his unabashed defense of the unborn, instead focusing on the divorce wording of the document. For example: One article on Slate said that his document is “frustrating” and […]

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Pope Francis Condemns Terrorism in Easter Address

From the Washington Examiner: Speaking to a crowd of tens of thousands from a balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, the pope condemned terrorist acts not just in Europe, but also in the Middle East and Africa in his traditional Urbi et Orbi blessing. He spoke just before reports emerged Sunday of a reported […]

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April 2018

4/26/2018 - British Toddler Alfie Evans’ Case Spreads to American Mainstream Media

December 2017

12/18/2017 - Pope Francis Warns Media on ‘Fake News,’ Calls it a ‘Grave Sin’

October 2017

10/2/2017 - Pope Francis to Address ‘Fake News’

July 2017

7/11/2017 - Liberal Gard Coverage Makes Case Against Single Payer

November 2016

11/4/2016 - Dear Liberal Media: Only 6% of American Catholics Want Female Priests

11/4/2016 - Liberal Media Headlines Unhappy with Pope Francis’s View on Female Priests

August 2016

8/3/2016 - Pope Francis Doesn’t Take the Bait on Radical Islam after Murder of French Priest

April 2016

4/16/2016 - Pope Francis is Not at the Vatican when Bernie Sanders Visited for a Conference

4/11/2016 - Liberal Media Pounces on Pope Francis’s Latest Document, Focuses on Divorce, but Not Pro-Life Statements

March 2016

3/28/2016 - Pope Francis Condemns Terrorism in Easter Address

February 2016

2/20/2016 - Pope Francis Critical of Donald Trump then Vatican Walks Back Comments

2/14/2016 - Pope Francis Meets with Russian Orthodox Leader 1,000 Years after Church Split

January 2016

1/11/2016 - Pope Francis: Europe can Welcome Immigrants while Remaining Safe

December 2015

12/25/2015 - Pope Francis Urges Mercy in Face of Terrorism in Christmas Address

September 2015

9/30/2015 - Pope Francis Met with Kim Davis, Lawyer says

9/28/2015 - Pope Francis Closed 6-Day Trip in Philadelphia

9/26/2015 - Pope Addresses the United Nations, Talks about Climate Change

9/24/2015 - Poll: America Loves Pope Francis, but Not Climate Change

9/24/2015 - Pope Francis Visits Little Sisters of the Poor, a Silent Protest of ObamaCare’s Mandate

9/24/2015 - Liberal Media Covers Pope Francis’ Climate Change Comments more than Religious Liberty

9/24/2015 - A Climate Skeptic’s Guide to Pope Francis’ Views on Climate Change

9/23/2015 - Joe Biden says Life Begins at Conception

9/23/2015 - Pope Francis Visits DC, to Deliver Speech at the White House

9/21/2015 - Cuban Dissidents Prevented from Attending Services with Pope Francis

9/2/2015 - Pope Francis Approves Catholic Priests the Authority to Absolve Women of Past Abortions

July 2015

7/10/2015 - Pope Francis Not Pleased with Bolivian President’s Gift of Hammer & Sickle Crucifix

April 2015

4/13/2015 - Turkey Upset Pope Francis made Remarks about Armenian Genocide

February 2015

2/16/2015 - Pope Denounces ISIS Beheadings

January 2015

1/8/2015 - Angelina Jolie meets with Pope Francis, gives Vatican the ‘Unbroken’ Movie Screening

December 2014

12/31/2014 - Pope Francis Vexing Conservative Catholics

February 2014

2/23/2014 - Pope Francis inducts new cardinals