The role of media for the Church's mission in Serbia

2013-05-27 Vatican Radio

(Vatican Radio) The role of the media in the mission of the Church is under the spotlight this week during a visit to Serbia by the president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Archbishop Claudio Celli. The two day visit to Belgrade includes a meeting with the Orthodox Patriarch Irinej and with leaders of the Serbian Ministry for culture and communications, as well as encounters with journalists and Catholic communications experts.
The visit comes as part of a broader effort by the Pontifical Council to encourage local churches to develop a new language of communication to more effectively spread the message of the Gospel via social networks and the latest digital technologies. To find out more, Philippa Hitchen spoke with Archbishop Celli ahead of his departure for Begrade on Monday….