The ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality is inspiring a new “energy in the Church’s pastoral communication apostolate” across the African continent, a Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has said.
Jimmy Akin, a Catholic apologist and a host of the popular radio call-in show Catholic Answers Live, was tapped by the Vatican to reach out to Catholics whose voices haven't been heard.
The gathering, production, and dissemination of news reports has the ability to “help spread ecological ethics”, the Prefect of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication has said.
The Catholic Bishop at the helm of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS), an initiative of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), has been appointed a member of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication.
Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed an Italian priest and philosopher as an “ecclesiastical assistant” to the Vatican’s communications department.