Delhi To Host National Conference Of Catholic CommunicatorsNew Delhi, Aug. 01, 2006 (CBCI News):
A national conference of Catholic communication officials will be held August 1-3, 2006 at Don Bosco Provincial House in New Delhi. It is being organized by the CBCI Commission for Social Communications.
The theme of the two-day conference would be: A Communicating Church Looking Ahead.
Chairman of the CBCI Commission, Archbishop Oswald Gracias, member bishop Godfrey de Rozario, bishop chairmen of the regional commissions, regional secretaries for communications, presidents of Signis India, Indian Catholic Press Association (ICPA), All India Catholic Union and some media experts will be participating in the conference.
Archbishop of Agra Oswald Gracias will open the meet and give the inaugural address.
"In the light of the nation-wide 'India Communications Survey' conducted the make an assessment of the effectiveness of the Catholic communications ministry, the meet will evolve specific strategies to make the Catholic Church in India truly a communicating community," said executive secretary of the CBCI Commission, Fr Henry D'Souza.
"The conference will chalk out programmes to implement the recently prepared National and regional Pastoral Plans for Social Communications," he added.