More and more people are telling me that they just can’t take the news anymore. The chronicle of disasters, offenses, tragedies, outrages and impending crises is sapping our spirits.
Easter once felt like news. The shock of the empty tomb. The sought-after account of the first witness. The soaring and inexplicable triumph of it all.
At a time when the media seem to feed a “vicious cycle of anxiety” and a “spiral of fear,” Christians should respond with honest stories that identify problems and evil, but also inspire real solutions, Pope Francis said.