Dicastery for Communications

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria's Oyo Diocese. Credit: Oyo Diocese

New Year 2023 Calls Nigerians “to diligence, change of heart”: Catholic Bishop

Jan 2, 2023

The New Year 2023 calls on Nigerians to exercise “diligence and a change of heart”, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.

Bishop Emmanuel Adetoyese Badejo of Nigeria's Oyo Diocese. Credit: Oyo Diocese

Synod Inspires “new energy in Church’s pastoral communication” in Africa: Catholic Bishop

Nov 14, 2022

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.

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Vatican Enlists Influencers to Get Young, Disenchanted Catholics to Answer Synod Survey

Aug 9, 2022

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.

Dr. Paolo Ruffini addressing delegates of the 20th AMECEA Plenary Assembly in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 12 July 2022. Credit: ACI Africa

News Reports Can Enhance “ecological ethics”: Vatican Official to Eastern Africa Bishops

Jul 13, 2022

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.

Bishop Emmanuel Badejo, appointed a member of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication. Credit: csnmedia

Catholic Bishop Heading Africa’s Communications Committee Appointed to Vatican Dicastery

Dec 3, 2021

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.

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Pope Francis Appoints ‘ecclesiastical assistant’ for Vatican Communications

Jun 16, 2021

Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed an Italian priest and philosopher as an “ecclesiastical assistant” to the Vatican’s communications department.