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Pope Francis Urges Catholic Media ‘Fact-Checkers’ to ‘Refute’ Fake News

Posted on AllSides January 29th, 2022
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ROME, Italy — Pope Francis praised Catholic communicators in the Vatican on Friday for their efforts at unmasking “fake news and partial or misleading information about Covid-19 vaccines.”

“We can hardly fail to see that these days, in addition to the pandemic, an ‘infodemic’ is spreading: a distortion of reality based on fear, which in our global society leads to an explosion of commentary on falsified if not invented news,” the pontiff said in reference to those who question the efficacy and long-term effects of coronavirus vaccines as well as...

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