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Press must be factual, free from manipulation, pope says


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- People need factual and trustworthy news that avoids sensationalism and whipping up heated reactions, Pope Francis said. It is important the press not be "constantly at the mercy of easy slogans or improvised information campaigns, which show the intention of manipulating reality, opinions and people themselves, often creating worthless 'media dust storms,'" he told members of the press.

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Stories, tears flow freely for descendants of slaves Jesuits owned, sold


NEW ORLEANS (CNS) -- Inside the parish hall of St. Gabriel the Archangel Church in New Orleans, the personal stories flowed as freely as the tears. One by one, descendants of the 272 enslaved men, women and children sold as a group in 1838 to a Louisiana plantation by the Jesuits who ran Georgetown University in Washington partially to relieve the school's debts, described what it was like upon learning -- through the meticulous records kept and maintained for nearly 200 years by the Society of Jesus -- their hidden and bitter family story.

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