“The search for truth must be pursued by Catholic journalists with a passionate mind and heart, but also with the professionalism of competent staff who are equipped with adequate and effective means. This is even more important in the present historical moment, which asks of the figure itself of the journalist, as mediator of the flow of information, to undertake a profound change,” said Pope Benedict XVI in his address to the participants of the World Congress of the Catholic Press on October 7, the fourth and final day of the congress." />

Pope blesses the participants of the World Congress of the Catholic Press

Monday, 11 October 2010, 22:44
“The search for truth must be pursued by Catholic journalists with a passionate mind and heart, but also with the professionalism of competent staff who are equipped with adequate and effective means. This is even more important in the present historical moment, which asks of the figure itself of the journalist, as mediator of the flow of information, to undertake a profound change,” said Pope Benedict XVI in his address to the participants of the World Congress of the Catholic Press on October 7, the fourth and final day of the congress.
“The search for truth must be pursued by Catholic journalists with a passionate mind and heart, but also with the professionalism of competent staff who are equipped with adequate and effective means. This is even more important in the present historical moment, which asks of the figure itself of the journalist, as mediator of the flow of information, to undertake a profound change,” said Pope Benedict XVI in his address to the participants of the World Congress of the Catholic Press on October 7, the fourth and final day of the congress. As we reported before, the World Congress of the Catholic Press was held in Rome on October 4-7, 2010. Representatives from 85 countries took part in the congress. Among the participants were representatives of the UGCC: Father Ihor Yatsiv, head of the Information Department, and Dmytro Krykun, head of the analytical division of this department. The Ukrainian delegation actively participated in the work of the congress. In particular, there were meetings and negotiations with the head of Pontifical Council for Social Communications Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, the editor in chief of the news agency SIR Paolo Bustaffa, and the editor in chief of the magazine Famiglia Cristiana Father Antonio Scortino. The Ukrainian delegation also met with the Ukrainian section of the Radio Vatican where the parties shared their experiences. Father Ihor Yatsiv was interviewed by his colleagues on the results of the work of the congress.

Information Department of the UGCC

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