44th World Communications Day (2010)

Bishop John McAreavey introduces Pope Benedict XVI’s World Communications Day message for 2010 on the theme “The priest and pastoral ministry in a digital world: new media at the service of the Word.”

44th World Communications Day

Pope Benedict XVI’s message for the 44th World Day of Communications was published on 24 January this year, the feast of St Francis de Sales, Patron Saint of journalists, and the day itself will be celebrated on 16 May. The 2010 theme is The Priest and Pastoral Ministry in a Digital World: New Media at the Service of the Word. Included below in this special feature for World Communications Day are:
  • Video introduction and reflection on the Pope’s message by Bishop John McAreavey, Co-Chair of the Bishops’ Council for Communications
  • The full text of Pope Benedict’s message for World Communications Day
  • Articles on Church communications from the May issue of Intercom magazine
  • Details of previous World Communications Day themes


Video interview with Bishop John McAreavey

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Message of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for the 44th World Communications Day

“The Priest and Pastoral Ministry in a Digital World: New Media at the Service of the Word”

Sunday, 16 May 2010

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

papal_coat_of_armsThe theme of this year

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