The Catholic Diocese of Indore hosted a seminar for all Public Relationship Officers or PROs of Diocese institutions and Religious on April 16 at St. Paul's Institute.
The guest of honor, Santosh Singh Bhadauria, District Superintendent of Police in Lokayukta, Indore, expressed his appreciation to the Christian community for reaching out to the remote villages with health and education assistance aside from social work.
During his keynote address, Father Babu Joseph, SVD, Director of Satprakashan Sanchar Kendra, emphasized the need for PROs to maximize their media use and cultivate a harmonious relationship with them.
He also reminded those present to support any community or congregation facing problems.
Pastor Kalton from the Church of North India (CNI) shared the different ways and means of utilizing media to promote values and as a powerful medium for evangelization.
Similarly, Bishop Chacko Thottumarickal, SVD of Indore Diocese also extended his appreciation to the PRO team. He wished all the best to the newly appointed PRO of the diocese, Fr. Sumit.
The central theme of the seminar was "Role of the Public Relations Officer in the Present Scenario.”
The seminar was attended by priests, nuns, members of the Catholic media, youth, and more than 50 PROs from various institutions of the Diocese.
The writers of the diocesan magazine Rachna were honored for their contributions.
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