Pope pays tribute journalists killed; says press freedom vital

Pope Francis speaks during a meeting with the members of European Food Banks Federation at Hall of the Consistory at the Vatican, May 18, 2019. Vatican Media/­Handout via REUTERS

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis paid tribute on Saturday to journalists killed while doing their jobs, saying media freedom is a key indicator of a country’s health. In an address to the Foreign Press Association in Italy, he urged journalists to shun fake news and continue reporting on the plight of people who no […]

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