Propaganda is a papal invention. Just 400 years ago, Pope Gregory XV was faced with crumbling influence and power. His response to this was the establishment of a Congregātiō dē Propagandā Fide in 1622. Etymologically, propaganda was born. Propaganda has proven itself to be of use throughout many historical periods. However, the playing field has changed drastically. In today's digital age, it is almost impossible to escape. Fake news on social media or half incomplete quotes in clickbait articles. Do you know where your opinions come from?