"The Tragedy of Disinformation" – For Communications Day, The Pope's War on "Fake News"

Posted January 24, 2018 11:51 am by Editor

"The Tragedy of Disinformation" – For Communications Day, The Pope's War on "Fake News"

Per custom on this feast of St Francis de Sales – the patron of writers and journalists – Roman Noon today brought the release of the Pope’s annual message for the church’s World Day of Communications, this time on a theme unusually ripped from the headlines: the rise of “fake news” and how to combat it.Always a broad-focus treatment of a recent development or trend in the media realm, each year’s theme is chosen by the pontiff and announced on the feast of the Archangels (29 September) prior to the observance. The lone yearly event called for by Vatican II

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