The Church And Internet 09

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The Church And Internet 09

  1. 1. The Church and Internet<br />Pontifical Council for Social Communications<br />Groundings #1<br />Sr. Angela Ann Zukowski, MHSH, D.Min.<br />
  2. 2. Church Structures<br /> & <br />Documents<br />AS<br />(Arch) Diocese<br />(Episcopal Conferences)<br />(Vatican Councils/Commissions<br />(Vatican Offices)<br />Benedict XVI<br />
  3. 3. Vatican Documents<br />Encyclicals<br />Apostolic Exhortations<br />Pastoral Instruction<br />Apostolic Letters<br />Statements<br />Episcopal Conference Country<br />Pastoral Letters<br />Statements<br />Diocesan Bishop<br />Synod Document<br />Pastoral Letter<br />Statement<br />Types of Church (Ecclesial)Documents<br />
  4. 4. Church’s Historical AttitudeMedia<br />Miranda Proprus – Encyclical 1957 – Pious XII<br />Communio et Progressio – 1971 – Paul VI<br />
  5. 5. Progress (Kingdom)<br />Human Development<br />Human Dignity<br />Justice & Peace<br />Dialogue – honest and respectful<br />Solidarity<br />Re-occurring themes in Church Communication Documents<br />
  6. 6. Significant Church Communications Documents 20th – 21st Century<br />Rapid Development (2005)<br />Apostolic Letter (WDC)- John Paul II<br />New Technologies – Relationships (2006)<br />Apostolic Letter (WDC) – Benedict XVI<br />Church and the Internet (2002)<br />Pastoral Instruction - PCSC<br />Inter Mirifica (1963)<br />(Decree on Social Communications)<br />Ethics and the Internet<br />Pastoral Instruction - PCSC<br />Communio et Progressio (1971)<br />Pastoral Instruction on Social Communications)<br />Evangelii Nuntiandi<br />Encyclical on Evangelization<br />General Directory for Catechesis (1997)<br />Congregation for the Clergy<br />Aetatis Novae (1992)<br />Pastoral Instruction Pontifical<br />Council for Social Communication <br />Catechesis Tradendae<br />Apostolic Exhortation – Catechesis in Our Times<br />Redemptoris Missio <br />Encyclical on The Missionary Activity<br />of the Church<br />
  7. 7. Foundation for the Church’s Concern about Communications<br />
  8. 8. God continues to communicate with the world through the Church.<br />
  9. 9. Communication is of the essence of the Church.<br />
  10. 10. Therefore, “the Church’s practice of communication should be exemplary…”<br />
  11. 11. The Church would feel guilty before the Lord if it failed to use the media for evangelization. (Communio et Progressio – Paul VI)<br />
  12. 12. “It is necessary to integrate the message into the ‘new culture’ created by modern communications.” ( CP)<br />
  13. 13. Communication in and by the Church is essentially Communication about…<br />
  14. 14. Opportunities<br />Two-way communication<br />Education – Formation<br />Missionary activity of the Church<br />Administration within the Church<br />Challenges<br />Indifferent and hostile<br />Confusing with diverse opinions – with uniformed<br />Need pastoral communication plans<br />Virtual reality vs Real Presence<br />No Sacraments on the Internet<br />Explores Opportunities and Challenges<br />
  15. 15. Use the Internet - Church’s Mission<br />Explore new ways to dialogue <br />Formulate Pastoral Plans for Communications<br />Establish review boards for monitoring unofficial Catholic websites.<br />Integrate training for priests and Church ministers<br />For those in Communications ministry – nurture a spiritual life<br />Educators and catechists<br />Parents<br />Young Children<br />Recommendations<br />
  16. 16. Prudence<br />See implications<br />Justice<br />Digital divide and solidarity<br />Fortitude<br />Courage for facing truth<br />Temperance<br />Use wisely and only for the good<br />Virtues to be Cultivated<br />
  17. 17. Christ is <br />the ‘perfect communicator’ <br />the norm and model for us!<br />

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