Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Communications’

Church communications congress – Mission in the modern world

Thursday, June 13th, 2024

“Missionary Message for the Modern World” is the theme of this year’s Australian Catholic Communications Congress from 28 to 30 August in Sydney. The conference, sponsored by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, the Australian Catholic Media Council and the Australasian Catholic Press Association, aims to address the evolving challenges and opportunities in sharing the Gospel Read more

Church communications must help build culture of truth

Thursday, June 2nd, 2022

Catholic Church communications should be more proactive and help promote a culture of transparency, openness and co-responsibility. It can help with a greater commitment to communication that follows the Gospel way, marked by listening, dialogue, compassion, tenderness and accompaniment. All people yearn for truth and justice, speakers at a panel discussion in Rome said last Read more

Dame Lyndsay Freer: 30 years as a Catholic communicator

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Last month marked 30 years since Dame Lyndsay Freer started working in media and communications for the Catholic Church in New Zealand. She has been arguably the most visible and recognisable “face” of the Catholic Church in New Zealand. Recently NZ Catholic interviewed Dame Lyndsay Freer about her career in Catholic communications. Dame Lyndsay worked Read more

US Bishops appoint intelligent, articulate, attractive media relations officer

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

The May 1 appointment of Kim Daniels as the first lay media relations officer for the president of the US Catholic Bishops signals the beginning of a new phase in media relations for the US Catholic Bishops. The appointment, which has surprised some, was foreshadowed last year by US Bishops’ President, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, when he Read more

Pope Francis gives New Zealand Catholics a voice again

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
John Murphy together

As a somewhat old-fashioned, traditional type, I welcomed the engaging presence and comment of Dame Lyndsay Freer to my radio and TV during the recent papal conclave. Long before the advent of television, St Thomas Aquinas said, “faith comes from hearing“, and the Catholic Church in New Zealand, once again, at least for a limited Read more