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Inter Mirifica 18

Moreover, that the varied apostolates of the Church with respect to the media of social communication may be strengthened effectively, each year in every diocese of the world, by the determination of the Bishops, there should be celebrated a day … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 17

The bishops are critical–and maybe this is a bit surprising–of the passivity in face of the explosion of media options.  With the advent of YouTube and other computer innovations, would they be writing as strongly today? It is quite unbecoming for the … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 16

Since the proper use of the media of social communications which are available to audiences of different cultural backgrounds and ages, calls for instruction proper to their needs, programs which are suitable for the purpose-especially where they are designed for … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 15

To provide for the needs just set forth, priests, religious and lay(people) who are equipped with the proper skills for adapting these media to the objectives of the apostolate should be appointed promptly. How many dioceses have such persons in … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 14

Some old media are mentioned, starting with print: First, a good press should be fostered. To instill a fully Christian spirit into readers, a truly Catholic press should be set up and encouraged. Such a press-whether immediately fostered and directed … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 13

Now for the second and final chapter of Inter Mirifica, “On The Pastoral Activity Of The Church” All the children of the Church should join, without delay and with the greatest effort in a common work to make effective use … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 12

We conclude chapter I with these thoughts: The public authority, in these matters, is bound by special responsibilities in view of the common good, to which these media are ordered. The same authority has, in virtue of its office, the … Continue reading

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