Media and Truth Conference to be held in Lourdes

The Vatican Secretariat for Communication is collaborating with the French “Federation des Media Catholiques” on a two-day communications conference in Lourdes this week. The conference is entitled “Media and Truth.” One of the highlights will be an outdoor Mass at the Lourdes Grotto, celebrated by Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin. Popular perceptions of truth [...]

Journalist Defends His Actions in “Vatileaks” Trial

Journalists Gianluigi Nuzzi, left, and Emiliano Fittipaldi, center, walk to their trial April 6 at the Vatican (CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters) “When I come across news, it is my job to publish it,” says one of two journalists accused of “soliciting documents” and “exercising pressure” on Vatican officials to obtain the documents. The trial [...]