“I want to encourage lay people and Catholics generally to stay involved in social media. You could say it’s a negative environment, there’s a lot of nasty comment, a lot of rough dealings with people. But then we’d abandon that field and let the trolls have it” - Bishop Paul Tighe.
Sydney-based Institute of Theological Education and Bray-based communications and technology services company to offer high quality distance theological education online in Ireland and the UK.
“He gave great witness to his faith in the way in which he bore his illness with courage and dignity, and in the way he accepted his final diagnosis.”
Appointment as assistant secretary to the Pontifical Council for Culture is a sign of Pope Francis' personal appreciation of his work: Archbishop Martin.
Mgr Paul Tighe, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communication, marks 40th anniversary of the Catholic Communications Office in Maynooth.
New Secretariat for Communications will act as umbrella for nine communications offices including Pontifical Council for Social Communications and Vatican Radio.
Tony Curran explains the purpose of Catholic Comment, why he got involved as a speaker and his sense of the need for lay catholics to find their voice.
Jo Smith interviews Miriam Gormally about the interviews that Soul Waves Radio makes available weekly to over 30 local and community radio stations and posts to their website.
Fr Thomas Rosica, founding CEO of Salt and Light Television, Canada’s first national Catholic Television Network is joined by Sebastian Gomes who joined Salt and Light TV earlier this year.
Compiled by Brenda Drumm, this book brings together the Papal World Communications Day messages of Popes Paul IV, John Paul II and Benedict XVI over the past 40 years and some of the key church documents on social communications issued duing that period.
Every year on the Sunday before Pentecost the Church celebrates the achievements of the communications media and focuses of how it can best use them to promote gospel values. Patrick Duffy explains what it is and refers to both the achievements and new initiatives of CatholicIreland.net.
The editor of “Studies”, Fergus O’Donoghue SJ, writes about the cultural apostolate he and his counterparts in other countries exercise through being editor of the Jesuit cultural journals.