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S+L BLOG: St. Francis de Sales



Read the message of His Holiness Pope Francis from Pontifical Council for Social Communications on the 49th World Communications Day: the importance of the family as ‘environment in which we learn to communicate’. Pontifical Council for Social Communications  49th World Communications Day 2015 Message of His Holiness Pope Francis The family is a subject of profound ...read more
Today on Perspectives: Social Networks are the next mission terrain for the church to explore, we hear about the second day of the trial of the Pope’s former butler, and we look at events happening across Canada in October to mark the year of faith, the anniversary of Vatican II, and the canonization of Blessed ...read more
January 24th was the feast day of St. Francis de Sales – patron of journalists and communicators – and the occasion Pope Benedict chose to announce the Church’s message for World Communications Day 2012.  The message is an interesting one, highlighting the importance of silence as a crucial variable in effective and meaningful communication.  “In ...read more
Below is Pope Benedict’s official message for this year’s World Day of Communications, which will be celebrated on May 20. The release of this message coincides with the feast day of St. Francis de Sales, who is the patron Saint for journalists and those who work in mass media and communications. This year, the theme ...read more
Today marks the feast of St. Francis de Sales, who also happens to be the patron saint of journalists. It is on this day that the Pope traditionally publishes his message for the World Day of Communications. This year, the message takes the theme “Truth, proclamation and authenticity of life in the digital age.” In ...read more