Posts Tagged ‘CNS’

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

Catholic News Service to cease

Monday, May 9th, 2022

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops announced to staff on 4 May a dramatic reorganisation of its communications department, including the closure of the Washington and New York offices of Catholic News Service. In meetings with newsroom staff, James Rogers, the chief communications officer of the conference, said that the Washington office would be closed Read more

US bishops oust long time CNS editor-in-chief over tweets

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

The editor-in-chief of the US-based Catholic News Service has resigned abruptly at the request of a US bishops’ conference official. Tony Spence had posted tweets in reaction to religious freedom legislation under debate in Georgia and Tennessee and a gender identity measure in North Carolina. He also tweeted about an article in another publication about gay Read more