Posts Tagged ‘Pat McCarthy’

NZ Catholic to cease publication announces Bishop Lowe

Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
NZ Catholic

New Zealand’s national newspaper NZ Catholic will cease publication at the end of June. The Catholic Bishop of Auckland, Steve Lowe, confirmed the 27-year old publication’s closure and thanked NZ Catholic readers for their faithful support. Subscribers are offered refunds for their prepaid subscription. NZ Catholic’s closure will bring to an end a 150-year tradition Read more

The Church and its message

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I’ve commented once or twice or 429 times about how the Catholic Church around the world, and in Australia and New Zealand in particular, often fails to adequately communicate the message of Jesus Christ to the faithful, not to mention to non-Catholics. It’s hardly a view Read more

Church in NZ missing out on communications opportunities

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
catholic media

The revolution in communications media presents a wonderful opportunity that the Church has been slow to grasp. Until the 1990s, access to the general population through the media was controlled by the gatekeepers of newspapers, radio and television. Now this barrier has been bypassed by the new media — Internet-based, available to everyone, faster and cheaper Read more