Before & After I Became a Social Justice Vampire

This piece is about the vampires many of us became in our quest for the mountaintop, but it’s also about another world beyond that landscape, where our utopian visions might actually still be grown.

Pope Francis picks ‘fake news’ as theme of upcoming address

Pope Francis plans to address the “fake news” phenomenon early next year, His Holiness announced Friday. “I have chosen this theme for World Communications Day 2018: ‘The truth will set you free’ (Jn:32). Fake news and journalism for peace,” the pope tweeted. Specifically he’ll set his sights on “baseless information that contributes to generating and nurturing a strong polarization of opinions…

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