There is need for Catholic journalists across the globe to safeguard the rights of civilians caught up in violent conflict in their professional practice, delegates of the Sixth SIGNIS World Congress 2022 have said.
Catholic media entities in Africa have been urged to embrace the spirit of the ongoing preparations for the Synod on Synodality by incorporating all members of society, including “more women and young people”, in their respective governance structures.
Catholic communicators in Africa have a duty to resist the influence of the contemporary propaganda networks that deliberately spread false information, the President of the Pan African Episcopal Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS) has said.
The leadership of SIGNIS Africa, the continental branch of the global Catholic Association for Communication, SIGNIS, is encouraging African youth who have a passion in radio and digital communication to join the global network of their fellow radio enthusiasts in the international podcast contest that SIGNIS World Radio has organized.
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.
Members of the Union of the African Catholic Press (UCAP), which brings together Catholic journalists in both the Catholic Church communications and those practicing journalism in secular media outlets have pledged their support for the English Africa Service of the Vatican Radio as the Rome-based media house celebrates 70 years of broadcasting on the continent.