The Prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Communications has challenged Catholic communicators around the globe to foster dialogue in their practice of journalism and not the “marketing of ideas”.
Members of the Clergy who tap into the expertise of the Laity have been known to “progress faster” in their respective apostolates, positively contributing to the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality, a Catholic Archbishop in Kenya has said.
The rise in the number of Major Seminarians in Kenya that has resulted in “a minor crisis” of lack of rooms in the national Diocesan Seminaries presents “a good crisis”, a Catholic Archbishop in Kenya has said.
There is need for news journalists in Kenya to proceed with caution when reporting politics ahead of the general elections scheduled to take place on August 9, the Catholic Archbishop of Kisumu Archdiocese has said.
Members of the Association of Catholic Journalists in Southern Malawi and an association of Lay faithful have donated a disaster relief package to flood victims in the Southeastern African nation.
Journalists in the Catholic Church have a great responsibility of evangelizing the people by spreading messages that adhere to truth and other values of the Church, a Catholic Priest in Malawi has said.
The leadership of the Union of the African Catholic Press (UCAP) is encouraging Catholic Journalists in Africa to “consolidate resources” that can foster the Church’s mission of evangelization.
Catholic Journalists in West Africa have been cautioned against a journalism practice that seems to promote activities of terrorism in the Sahel region.
The Archbishop of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese has challenged Catholic Directors for social communications in the West African nation to show authenticity and practice a journalism that contributes toward unity rather than division and conflict.
Catholic journalists in Africa have been urged to foster hope amid the protracted COVID-19 challenging situation.
Nine Catholic radio journalists in the Province of Cabo Delgado within Mozambique’s Pemba Diocese who were forced to flee to the bush after insurgents raided their radio station have found safety, the leadership of the National Community Radio Forum (FORCOM) has announced.
A member of the Ghana’s Catholic Association of Media Practitioners (CAMP-G) has been crowned the overall winner in the just concluded 25th Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA) Awards, winning the title of Journalist of the Year 2019 in the West African country.
Aspiring citizen journalists in all African countries are invited to apply for a video journalism workshop at SIGNIS-Africa, an official at the continental branch of the global Catholic Association for Communication has said.
Catholic journalists in the world’s newest nation will benefit from the Peace Center for Journalists and Media Practitioners launched Wednesday, July 1 by the Association for Media Development in South Sudan (AMDISS) in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Catholic journalists in Africa have been urged to support the COVID-19 Commission, which Pope Francis established mid-April, by volunteering their journalistic skills and platforms to help achieve its goals.
Following the murder of two Salesian Missionary priests working in Burkina Faso earlier this year, members of the Catholic Press Union in the west African nation of Togo (UCAP-Togo) have, on the occasion of their annual recollection day Sunday, December 1, offered special prayers for Fr. César Antonio Ferdnandez and Fr. Fernando Hernàndez as well as other victims of terrorism across the globe.
At a time when the diffusion of Internet and digital gadgets globally and in Africa have contributed to the use of social media across the globe, Catholic journalists in Africa’s most populated country, Nigeria, have been encouraged to engage social media for evangelization, digital forums that can facilitate the passing on of gospel values with relative ease.