Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Media’

Marist Messenger picks up three awards Comments 0

Monday, September 16th, 2019

National Catholic Monthly, The Marist Messenger, received three awards at the annual Australasian Catholic Press Association annual awards dinner held in Bathurst last week. Father Kevin Head, editor of the Marist Messenger said he was delighted with the awards. He was particularly pleased that the efforts of his small staff, working with few resources, had Read more

NZ Catholic wins at press awards Comments 0

Monday, September 25th, 2017

NZ Catholic won five awards at the Australasian Catholic Press Association (ACPA) awards and the separate Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) awards held in Auckland last month. An article by Rowena Orejana featuring the Vatican astronomer’s views on Jesus, Aliens and Faith won a gold award for Best Theological Article from ARPA. Continue reading Related Read more

Catholic media strategise to counter fake news Comments 0

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Catholic media from all over Asia gathered in Kuala Lumpur recently. Their aim – to develop strategies to counter fake news. They noted social media is particularly known for spreading false news stories. The meeting was convened by the World Catholic Association for Communication. Read more   Related Posts:PNG’s Bishops bone up on the social Read more

NZ Catholic has a new editor Comments 0

Friday, October 7th, 2016

NZ Catholic’s new editor is the newspaper’s former associate editor Michael Otto, Bishop Patrick Dunn has announced. Dr Otto has been acting editor at NZ Catholic since early July. A former student of St Patrick’s School in Panmure, in 1981 Otto was Dux of St Peter’s College, Epsom, and went on to study electrical engineering at the University of Auckland, graduating Read more

Tui Motu wins top award Comments 2

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Last weekend New Zealand’s independent Catholic magazine Tui Motu Interislands took out a prestigious award at the 2014 Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) Awards presentation which took place in Canberra. The magazine was judged the Publication of the Year. “It gives the team here a great sense of achievement to receive this award, amongst so many good publications”, Read more

Bishop Morris tell-all book blocked by four Aussie bishops Comments 5

Friday, June 20th, 2014

At least four Australian bishops have banned or restricted sales of a book by Emeritus Bishop William Morris, which details how he was sacked by Pope Benedict. Bishop Morris’s book “Benedict, Me and the Cardinals Three”, published by ATF Press, is banned from sale in Catholic bookshops in Toowoomba and Brisbane. It is only available Read more

Michael Laws development manager of Christian School Comments 0

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Former Whanganui mayor and media personality Michael Laws is moving to Timaru for a new role at Craighead Diocesan School, and he is not ruling out a return to local government. The new position as development manager for the school will entail him fundraising for the school’s new buildings, board of proprietors chairwoman Phillipa Guerin Read more

Credibility at stake for restrained religious media Comments 0

Friday, September 13th, 2013

With the Australasian Catholic and Australasian Religious Press Associations hosting their annual gatherings in Melbourne last week, September is the month of religious media conferences. Perhaps because hope springs eternal. This year church media, particularly Catholic media, face a growing challenge: how to deal with bad news about the church. At stake is their credibility. Read more

The NZ Catholic wins premier ACPA award Comments 0

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The NZ Catholic has won the Bishop Philip Kennedy Memorial Prize for the best local Catholic Newspaper in Australasia at the recent Australasian Catholic Press Association Awards. The citation for the award states:  “This is the best local newspaper. It seeks to cover the activities of the district from a Catholic perspective and yet is accessible to Read more

EWTN starting nightly newscast in Washington Comments 0

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

EWTN, the Catholic network that has become the world’s largest religious broadcaster, is staking out a presence in America’s political heartland by launching an evening newscast from Washington. The live, half-hour show, scheduled to start in July, is a major step for the broadcaster, whose message is typically expressed through devotional talk shows, replays of Read more