Category: Catholic Media

The Hard Grace of Being a Catholic Journalist

“Are you still working for that evil organisation?” sneers one person. “Why aren’t you defending the bishops more strongly?” chides another. Welcome to the world of Catholic journalism. These are the questions we’ve been...

Archbishop: ‘We Need New Media Approach’

The president of the Southern African Bishops’ Conference has called for the development of a media strategy for the local Church, with the help of professional journalists. Addressing the bishops at their August plenary...

Where is Church’s Public Profile?

Patrick Roger & Lena Shamley, Johannesburg – I write with concern in connection with various articles and the editorial “The Invisible Church” published in The Southern Cross. The front-page lead article mentions the absence of political...