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Morning Catholic must-reads: 01/02/18

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The first to use fake news was the serpent in the Garden of Eden, Pope Francis said

The Pope condemned journalists ‘looking for things that are old news and have been dealt with and bringing them to light today’

The Pope called for ‘professional journalism’ in his message for World Communications Day

Spreading ‘fake news’ and ‘alternative facts’ is a sin against charity, the Philippine bishops said

The story claimed Francis made the announcement in Ecuador in 2015

Mainstream news sources used to define reality. Now that their dominance is ending, Christians face a new culture war

Widely shared quotes in which Francis calls for a merger of Christianity and Islam are ‘invented’, says spokesman