Tag: pope francis

by Julie Keck

1. Here’s how the #BlackTwitter digest finds the most important news of the day (Margarita Noriega / Vox) 2. News coverage of the Papal visit: Narrative made room for the personal, not just the political (Katerina Eva Matsa, Jesse Holcomb & Amy Mitchell / Pew Research Center) 3. Ex-editor Matthew Keys convicted in Los Angeles […] more »

by Sonia Paul

What do Pope Francis and sports stars have in common? Quite a lot, according to Jason Deal, the Executive Vice President of the Catholic digital media company Aleteia. Both attract specific dedicated followers. And both figures, unlike individual celebrities, also represent the larger teams behind them. “You don’t cheer for Kobe Bryant, you cheer for the […] more »

by Henk van Ess

Did Pope Francis play a major role in Argentina’s Dirty War? Reporters claim they can substantiate this allegation. They published photos of dictator Jorge Videla with a cardinal, allegedly Jorge Bergoglio, the recently elected Pope Francis. But something was wrong with these findings. Great find, Brad: pope’s connivance with dictatorship RT <a href="https://twitter.com/delong">delong</a> Hugh O'Shaughnessy: […] more »