Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Communicating using silence

Silence is key ingredient to meaningful communication, Pope says

Archbishop Claudio Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, assists Pope Benedict XVI with the new Vatican news portal on an iPad at the Vatican June 28. The information portal at aggregates the Vatican's various media into a one-stop site for all things papal.

Amid the deluge of information and nonstop chatter in today's media, the Church needs to help people find safe havens of silence, Pope Benedict XVI said.

Far from being the enemy of calm and quiet, social media and the Internet can lead people to virtual sanctuaries that offer silent reflection, thoughtful dialogue, and true meaning in life, he said.

Read full story on The B.C. Catholic website.

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