Society’s loss of the ability to centre conversations on “a common set of facts” is a theme of recent essays that lament the state of journalism. (Tomasz Mikołajczyk/Pixabay)

Truth, media, and good governance – moving toward and respecting the truth

By Catholic Conscience On May 12, Pope Francis marked the 58th World Day of Social Communications by saying a world increasingly permeated by artificial intelligence must never lose sight of the “wisdom of the heart.”  The following essay from Catholic Conscience makes the point that communication also depends on truth, a point increasingly being lost in today’s...

The third offering of Telling Truth in Charity, an introductory journalism course from Canadian Catholic News, starts Tuesday, Jan. 23. (Yan Arief/Flickr)

Canadian Catholic Journalism Course Getting Some American Attention

A project to reshape the future of Catholic journalism in Canada has just taken an unexpected turn. In the third iteration of the course, there are as many Americans as Canadians signed up. Dominic Chan, director of technology and photo services for Canadian Catholic News, said on Monday that at the start of the 12-week...

The Catholic journalism course Telling Truth in Charity offered by Canadian Catholic News and the St. Monica Institute is one reason to be optimistic about the future of Catholic journalism in Canada, writes Catholic Register publisher Peter Stockland.

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