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Theme announced for World Communications Day

Announce the Mercy of God! (And mind your language and gestures when you’re in the process). That’s the basis of the theme of the next World Communications Day which is Communication and Mercy: A Fruitful Encounter. According to today’s Vatican Radio report, this year’s theme was chosen to coincide with the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, the Holy […]

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Vatican to revamp clumsy communication outlets (we hope)

It is difficult to be polite in talking about Vatican communications. Consider this: Despite the diminishing number of people around the world who listen to radio, the Vatican’s largest media employer is Vatican Radio.  Meanwhile, digital media outlets need more attention given trends in media consumption–the pope’s popular Twitter account and the PopeApp for mobile devices are good examples. […]

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Pope App needs a little love and attention

For yesterday’s Feast of the Immaculate Conception (transferred this year to December 9), I thought I’d check out what the Vatican offered for the occasion on its Pope App (Free). Voila, I spot at the top of “From the Pope” link a booklet for the Celebration of the Act of Veneration of the Blessed Virgin Mary. […]

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