The Francis Effect and the Media

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Pope Francis has not only dominated the conversation inside the Church; mainstream media appear to be paying much more attention to this pontiff than they have to any of his predecessors.  As Currents correspondent Michelle Powers reports, this year’s World Communications Day Conference, hosted by the Diocese of Brooklyn, will examine how the media cover Pope Francis.  Attendees can also expect to gain insight on covering the Holy Father ahead of his trip to the United States in September.