Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Media’

Media tragedy: Catholic News Service to close

Monday, May 9th, 2022
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Wednesday brought devastating news for the Church and Catholic journalism, when Catholic News Service (CNS) announced that they will be shutting down their Washington, DC and New York bureaus at the end of the year, and that all of its US-based staff would be losing their jobs. They also announced that their Rome bureau would Read more

What sort of Catholic media will we see in the future?

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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As we hunkered down to church closures and online Masses a second time, I reflected on a friend’s question: Are we treating this Covid-19 lockdown as a period of hibernation or will we emerge from a chrysalis — and, if so, how will we be transformed? As the Catholic community gains an accelerated experience of Read more

Catholic Media resort to digital editions

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Catholic newspapers and magazines in New Zealand have resorted to posting digital editions because the lockdown has made it impossible to provide print versions. The latest magazine to do this is the Nathaniel Report. Click here to read it. The Nathaniel Report is produced by the Nathaniel Centre, the NZ Catholic Bishops’ bioethics centre. Related Read more

Marist Messenger picks up three awards

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

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

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:Pope praises Catholic group combating COVID-19…China closes Read more

NZ Catholic has a new editor

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

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

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

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