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Media Vatican

Vatican official defends use of Rupnik’s art

The head of the Vatican’s communications department is defending his office’s use of an accused sexual abuser’s art on its website. Source: Crux.

Communications Media

Communicators to explore mission for the modern world

“Missionary Message for the Modern World” is the theme of the Australian Catholic Communications Congress to be held in Sydney from August 28 to 30. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Media New Zealand

NZ Catholic goes fully digital after long print run

NZ Catholic, New Zealand’s national Catholic newspaper published by the Bishop of Auckland, will cease its print publication at the end of June.

HIgher Education Media

Kohn receives ACU honour for her spirited reflections

Rachael Kohn, one of the most recognised voices on ABC Radio, is now the recipient of an honorary degree from Australian Catholic University.

Media Pope Francis

Pope asks broadcasters to share the truth, not spread ideology

Media outlets have a responsibility to share the truth, not spread ideologies, Pope Francis said at the weekend. Source: Catholic Review.

Liturgy Media

Mass for You at Home off-air for Perth viewers this week

Mass for You at Home, the national televised Mass, will not be shown in Perth this Sunday morning due to the Ten Network’s Grand Prix commitments, but will still be available online. Source: ACBC.

Lent Media Social media

Woe to those who end up in media meat grinder: Papal preacher

The media and social networks can be crueller than wild beasts, the preacher of the papal household has told top Vatican officials and employees. Source: OSV News.

Digital Life Media Prayer

New podcast series explores the power of prayer 

In a year that has been dedicated to prayer by Pope Francis, Majellan Media has launched a new “Prayer is Life” podcast series featuring Redemptorist priest Father David Hore CSsR. 

Health HIgher Education Media

ACU honours journalist, Breastfeeding Association founder

Respected Australian journalist and broadcaster Geraldine Doogue and Australian Breastfeeding Association founder Natalie Mary Paton have been awarded honorary doctorates from Australian Catholic University.