The Portland-based Catholic Sentinel and El Centinela newspapers will close Oct. 1, reflecting a national transition in Catholic communications, according to a news release issued jointly July 21 by the Archdiocese of Portland and Oregon Catholic Press.
Among the 10 men and women Pope Francis will proclaim as the Catholic Church’s newest saints is a Dutch priest and journalist who stood his ground against Nazi ideology and paid for it with his life.
Tim Walter, executive director of the Catholic Media Association since 2008, is preparing for his exit after heading the organization over the past 13 years.
The Tablet, Nuestra Voz, NET-TV and DeSales Media Group took home a total of 50 Catholic Press Association awards, including Best TV Station (NET-TV), Best Multimedia Package and Best Reporting on Vocations to Priesthood, Religious Life or Diaconate.
February is Catholic Press Month – a time to celebrate the ministry of communications in dioceses across the country and world.
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord,
As we begin Catholic Press Month, preparing ourselves for our diocesan celebration of World Communications Day on May 9, we look to the message of our Holy Father, Pope Francis, for World Communications Day to give us some perspective on our duties to communicate the truth to one another.
Matthew Schiller, outgoing president of the Catholic Press Association and the business and advertising manager at Catholic New York, accepts the St. Francis de Sales Award June 23 during the 2017 Catholic Media Conference in Quebec City.
by Rita Piro
MOST ANYONE WHO attended a Catholic high school in the Diocese of Brooklyn during the 1950s and ’60s, will likely remember The Tablet Club. Each week, club members would distribute the latest edition of The Tablet to their classmates to be read and discussed in religion class, and then brought home to their families.