World Communications Day

Pope Francis is filmed during a General Audience at St Peter's: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk
Pope Francis has appealed to all who engage in communication to be “constructive” and to use the media - especially their modern technological advances - to reject prejudice and to “foster a culture of encounter”.In his message for World Communications Day (which will be celebrated on Sunday 28 May 2017), the Pope says that a constant focus on bad news such as wars, terrorism, scandals and human failure creates a vicious circle of anxiety and fear. He also warns...
The 49th World Day of Social Communications will be celebrated this Sunday, 17 May. This year's theme is: “Communicating the Family – a Privileged Place of Encounter with the Gift of Love.” In his message for World Communications Day, Pope Francis calls on the faithful to see families as “a resource rather than as a problem for society” and invites families to be examples of Christ’s love, kindness and fellowship.The World Day of Social Communications is celebrated in almost all...
Pope Francis has described the digital highway as a street, which is “teeming with people” who are hurt and in search of hope and salvation. And it is onto this street that the Church – this “bruised Church” – needs to minister.The Pope’s message for World Communications Day (Sunday 1 June 2014) is entitled ‘Communication at the Service of an Authentic Culture of Encounter’ and it considers how effective the digital environment can be in...