|Abp. Celli speaks to Greg Erlandson|
UPDATE: At the annual plenary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications opened this morning at the Vatican, Greg Erlandson, OSV president and publisher, called for a "renewed alliance" between traditional and new media and the Church. You can read his complete speech here.
OSV publisher Greg Erlandson is in Rome this week to attend the Pontifical Council for Social Communications annual plenary assembly with a focus on the priorities of Church communicating the Gospel through social networks. He's tweeting during the meetings with great inside information. Follow him @GregOSV for updates:
#pccs13 Abp Celli: many Catholic communications schools focus on technological education, not ethical or anthropological. This not enough.On News.va, Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, says about Pope Francis' social media style, 'I believe that the major innovation consists in his ability to make himself understood by people of every origin. This is the main lesson we have sought to apply to our way of functioning. Bergoglio’s style of communication can be summed up in four clearly defined characteristics....' Read the entire quote here.
— Greg Erlandson (@GregOSV) September 19, 2013
You can also listen to the interview from Vatican Radio by clicking here.
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