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Children and the Media: A Challenge for Education

By | May 3rd, 2016|Education, WCD Message|

1. The theme of the Forty-first World Communications Day, "Children and the Media: A Challenge for Education", invites us to reflect on two related topics of immense importance. The formation of children is one. The other, perhaps less obvious but no less important, is the formation of the media. The complex challenges facing education today [...]

Communication at the Service of an Authentic Culture of Encounter

By | May 3rd, 2016|WCD Message|

Today we are living in a world which is growing ever “smaller” and where, as a result, it would seem to be easier for all of us to be neighbours.  Developments in travel and communications technology are bringing us closer together and making us more connected, even as globalization makes us increasingly interdependent.  Nonetheless, divisions, [...]

The Priest and Pastoral Ministry in a Digital World

By | May 3rd, 2016|WCD Message|

The theme of this year’s World Communications Day - The Priest and Pastoral Ministry in a Digital World: New Media at the Service of the Word – is meant to coincide with the Church’s celebration of the Year for Priests. It focuses attention on the important and sensitive pastoral area of digital communications, in which [...]