The Prefect of the Dicastery for Communication of the Holy See, Dr. Paolo Ruffini, stated that the true goal of communication is to construct communion and relationships, throughout his go to to Lagos, Nigeria, on the event of the fiftieth anniversary of the Pan-African Committee for Social Communications (CEPACS). ).
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Dr. Paolo Ruffini is in Lagos, Nigeria, for the historic fiftieth anniversary of the Pan-African Committee for Social Communications. Recognized by its French acronym CEPACS, this physique created by African bishops to steer the apostolate of social communications on the continent was established in 1973. It was fashioned in response to the post-conciliar doc of the Second Vatican Council, Communio and Progressio.
Talking on Sunday morning on the Holy Cross Cathedral in Lagos, Nigeria, Dr Ruffini stated communication is extra than simply the transmission of data and goes past media personalities and professionals.
Communication: In the direction of the promotion of a synodal Church
The Golden Jubilee of CEPACS, Dr Ruffii stated, needs to be a time of celebration and the folks of God should search collectively methods to maneuver in the direction of a extra Christian type of communication. He stated the elemental imaginative and prescient of communication needs to be about connection and relationship constructing.
A number of Catholic bishops from throughout Africa converged on Lagos for the fiftieth anniversary, the theme of which is “CEPACS AT 50: in the direction of the promotion of a synodal church in Africa by means of social communications.”
The 2 days of celebration and convention finish on Tuesday. Throughout this two-day assembly, a number of bishops and worldwide communications consultants will current communications geared toward relaunching the Church’s media apostolate in Africa.