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  • China tells mainland media how to refer to retired Hong Kong bishop

    China tells mainland media how to refer to retired Hong Kong bishop

    • Jul 28, 2017

    In a list of guidelines containing more than 100 points, the Chinese government told journalists to use the title ‘former’ bishop of Hong Kong instead of ’emeritus’ when referring to Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun. The cardinal is an outspoken critic of the Communist party and has often advocated for human rights in the country.

  • Following sixth journalist murder this year, Mexican bishops speak up

    Following sixth journalist murder this year, Mexican bishops speak up

    • May 24, 2017

    After six journalist were murdered in Mexico this year alone, the Mexican Bishops’ Conference offered their support and solidarity to all reporters in the region. Mexico is the third most deadly country in the world for journalists, according to the international journalist advocacy group, Reporters without Borders.

  • A reminder of when giants roamed the earth, and covered the Vatican

    A reminder of when giants roamed the earth, and covered the Vatican

    • May 15, 2017

    Ten years ago, Orazio Petrosillo, the legendary Vatican correspondent for ‘Il Messaggero,’ died after a long illness. He was a giant, who taught an aspiring young American vaticanista lifelong lessons in the importance of knowledge, in what it means to be a colleague, and in fostering (and sustaining) a work ethic rooted in passion.

  • Good news! Faith motivates Kickstarter for newspaper to print hopeful headlines

    Good news! Faith motivates Kickstarter for newspaper to print hopeful headlines

    • Apr 17, 2017

    Many people bemoan the state of newspapers and all of the bad news they deliver on a daily basis. Social media has become a place to scream opinions about the day’s headlines for some, and that leads many to give up home. But Branden Harvey used Kickstarter to begin a newspaper focused on good news.

  • An editor’s note on Crux’s ‘Independence Day’

    An editor’s note on Crux’s ‘Independence Day’

    • Mar 31, 2017

    April 1 marks Crux’s “Independence Day,” meaning the one-year anniversary of our life as an independent news agency no longer part of the Boston Globe. While much has changed, one thing remains constant: Crux’s determination, in an era of ideologically and politically aligned news, to lean neither to the left nor the right, but to embody the classic Catholic both/and.

  • ‘Atlantic’ journalist shows how to get religion right

    ‘Atlantic’ journalist shows how to get religion right

    • Oct 30, 2016

    Journalists with major-media organizations capable of crafting careful, nuanced stories are often considered “religion” folks—put into their little box—and not really considered part of mainstream journalism. Emma Green at “The Atlantic,” however, is an encouraging exception.

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