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Social Media Evangelization for World Communications Day
Initiative Invites Catholic Media Offices Around the World To Share Online Pastoral Resources
ROME, May 10, 2013 (Zenit.org) - On the occasion of the this year's World Communications Day, the Pontifical Council for Social Communications is inviting people from around the world to partake in the "Mesa Comun" (Shared Table). The initiative allows the faithful of the Catholic Church to share their audio/visual pastoral resources online.
The theme of this year's Communications day is "Social Networks: portals of truth and faith; new spaces for evangelization", will highlight the use of social media sites, such as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, as a means to evangelize around the world.
The Pontifical Council is continuing to extend the invitation to media offices of Episcopal Conferences, Dioceses and religious communities to send their material before May 12th, which will then be shared on their official site.
The initiative, the Pontifical Council for Social Communications stated, is "a new frontier of communion and participation.
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On the NET:
To contribute to the "Mesa Comun", send your links to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
To view the resources sent in, go to: http://www.pccs.va/index.php/en/news2/attualita/item/1392-mesa-comun-2013
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