Pope Francis doesn’t want the media to be obsessed with sh*t



The Pope is a bit tired of the media’s shit. 

Or, maybe a better way of putting it: he’s tired of media focusing on the world’s many dumpster fires.

In an interview published Wednesday by Tertio, a Catholic weekly publication in Belgium, Pope Francis spoke of the great good and harm media outlets can exert on the public, and offered some thoughts on best practices. 

“I believe that the media should be very clear, very transparent, and not fall prey — without offense, please — to the sickness of coprophilia, which is always wanting to communicate scandal, to communicate ugly things, even though they may be true,” Francis said. “And since people have a tendency towards the sickness of coprophagia, it can do great harm.” Read more…

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