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| 26th May 2006 | Modified: 16th October 2014 | Christianity, News Releases | Seen 28 times | Liked 0 times

26 May
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26th May 2006

Bishop calls on Church to use " every modern means of communication - To make sure the church is able to interact with the press and broadcasters quickly and professionally"  

In his Letter for World Communications Day “ 2006 which will be read at all Masses on the 27 & 28 May Bishop Joseph Devine echoes Pope Benedict XVI's call to use the media as "A Network for Communication, Communion and Cooperation"  

Bishop Devine also calls on Scotland's Catholics to be "active media consumers" and urges them to react to the media they consume, "commending the good and condemning the bad in all we see, hear and read."  
ENDS  

Peter Kearney  
Director  
Catholic Media Office  
5 St. Vincent Place  
Glasgow  
G1 2DH  
0141 221 1168  
pk@scmo.org  
www.scmo.org  

The full text of Bishop Devine's letter is shown below.  

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