Posts Tagged ‘Catholic News Service’

The bishops have lost interest in civic engagement

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

The decision by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to close down Catholic News Service was terrible in terms of lowering the standards of Catholic journalism. It was terrible, also, because of its ecclesial significance, which is a related but different concern, one that strikes at a deeper issue for the nation’s bishops. The Read more

Media tragedy: Catholic News Service to close

Monday, May 9th, 2022
Catholic News Service

Wednesday brought devastating news for the Church and Catholic journalism, when Catholic News Service (CNS) announced that they will be shutting down their Washington, DC and New York bureaus at the end of the year, and that all of its US-based staff would be losing their jobs. They also announced that their Rome bureau would Read more

Good intentions – wrong outcome for Catholic News Service

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

The Catholic News Service’s well-intentioned Tweet celebrating the Jewish festival of Hanukkah fell flat when the wrong image was chosen to go with it. Wishing a “Happy Hanukkah to those who celebrate!” the Tweet’s accompanying image shows Roman soldiers carrying the spoils of the war, from the destroyed Temple of Jerusalem. Hanukkah celebrates the rededication Read more