Lecture

World Communications Day 2014 Lecture: Mgr Paul Tighe

06/06/2014 2:57 pm

Mgr Paul Tighe giving his World Communications Day lecture. 5 June 2014.

Monsignor Paul Tighe, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, gave this year's World Communications Day lecture at Heythrop College in London on 5 June 2014.

Mgr Tighe's lecture provided an engaging and thorough analysis of The Church in a Digital World.

As well as a frank and open assessment of the landscape from the Holy See's perspective, we also learn more about the communications imperatives of both the popes he has served under - Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI described the internet as "A gift for humanity". Pope Francis says it's "a gift from God".

Mgr Tighe spoke of how the Holy See is using all the tools at its disposal to support the Holy Father's desire to promote an "authentic culture of encounter".

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Duration: 43m 34s

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WCD14: Mgr Paul Tighe

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Power point presentation used by Mgr Paul Tighe at his lecture: The Church in a Digital World.