Pope Francis stressed the importance of "human connection" in all forms of communication as he described it as a “round trip” in his address to the plenary assembly of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication on November 13.
Vatican News, together with the Dicastery for Culture and Education's Gravissimum Educationis Foundation, will feature special reports prepared by media students at Catholic universities in the Philippines and India. The project aims to allow students to share inspirational stories on their faith, the Church, and communion with the universal Church globally, while providing local news under the banner: "Good Makes Headlines!"
A fisherman from the southern Philippines, an Indonesian media group, a scientist from Bangladesh, a Pakistani entrepreneur, and a humanitarian worker are this year’s winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Award, dubbed as Asia’s Nobel Prize.
World Television Day is not so much a celebration of the tool, but rather the philosophy which it represents. Television represents a symbol for communication and globalization in the contemporary world.
Pope's Message for World Day of Social Communication: Pope Francis released his annual message for the Word Day of Social Communication, a reflection on the Biblical text Exodus 10:2: "That you may tell your children and grandchildren" in January.