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Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomes Pope Francis’ message for World Communications Day 2014

Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomes Pope Francis’ message for World Communications Day 2014 on the theme “Communication at the Service of an Authentic Culture of Encounter” • The internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God. • Media strategies do not ensure beauty, goodness and […]

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Pope Francis’ Message for World Communications Day 2014

“The internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God.” – Pope Francis

World Communications Day 2013

World Communications Day is a very important date in the Church calendar because it was the only worldwide celebration called for by the Second Vatican Council and it has been celebrated each year since on the Sunday before Pentecost. It will be celebrated this year on Sunday 12 May.

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World Communications Day – Silence and Word: Path of Evangelisation

In this year’s message the Pope turns his attention to what might be seen as a more ‘classic’ element of communication: silence or, more precisely, the relationship between silence and word.

Bishops welcome Pope Benedict’s message for World Communications Day 2012

Bishops welcome Pope Benedict’s message for World Communications Day 2012 – The theme “Silence and Word: Path of Evangelisation”

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Interview with Fr Federico Lombardi SJ, Holy See Press Office

Fr Lombardi: ‘I get greatest satisfaction from my mission “to serve the Pope”. My favourite definition of the Holy Father is “the servant of the servants of God”. Well, I think of myself as “the servant of the servant of the servants of God”.’

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Church to celebrate the 45th World Communications Day

On Sunday 5 June the Catholic Church will celebrate the 45th World Communications Day on the theme ‘Truth, proclamation and authenticity of life in the digital age’.

Catholic communicators award Of Gods and Men prize for Best European Film 2010

PRESS RELEASE 7 February 2011 Catholic communicators award Of Gods and Men prize for Best European Film 2010 Des hommes et des Dieux (Of Gods and Men) by Xavier Beauvois of France has won the first Prize for Best European Film of 2010 offered by the European region of SIGNIS, the World Catholic Association for […]

Cardinal Seán Brady welcomes first ever SIGNIS meeting to Ireland

PRESS RELEASE January 27 2011 Cardinal Seán Brady welcomes first ever SIGNIS meeting in Ireland Today delegates from SIGNIS, the World Catholic Association for Communications, held their first ever meeting in Ireland in Dublin’s Alexander Hotel.  Please see below a special letter of welcome by Cardinal Seán Brady to the delegates: Dear SIGNIS delegate, I […]

Bishops welcome theme for World Communications Day 2011

PRESS RELEASE 24 January 2011 Bishops welcome theme for World Communications Day 2011‘Truth, proclamation and authenticity of life in the digital age’ Today Bishop John McAreavey and Bishop Denis Brennan of the Bishops’ Council for Communications welcomed this year’s message of Pope Benedict XVI for the 45th World Day of Social Communications. The theme of […]

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