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Maryanne Zeleznik, news director of 91.7 WVXU for 10 years, will be honored as the Salesian Guild’s Distinguished Communicator of the Year at the group’s annual dinner meeting in Cincinnati on Saturday, Jan. 23. Please mail completed registration form by Friday, Jan. 8, 2016. Guest speaker for the event will …

Staff Report Today is the final day of the annual Catholic Media Conference. At this event, members of the Catholic Press Association and other Catholic media organizations come together to share best practices, network and engage in fellowship. The Catholic Telegraph’s New Media Editor, John Stegeman, is attending the conference …

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — More than a dozen religious bodies, including the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, argued in a joint letter to the Federal Communications Commission that the Internet must remain available to all without “fast lanes” and other devices meant to speed up traffic …

By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Most U.S. Catholics are not looking for spirituality online, in fact, half of them are unaware the church even has an online presence, according to researchers at Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. The most widely used communication tool …

You can’t judge a book by its cover, but a photo of a Catholic priest holding a light saber is certain to get people’s attention. Dutch Father Roderick Vonhogen is on one hand just your average parish priest, but he is also the founder of a Catholic podcasting empire and …

French Cardinal Barbarin talks to reporters at the end of a meeting at the Vatican
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  The resignation of His Holiness Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus, from the office of the papacy may go down as one of the biggest media events of 2013. Many newspapers, radio stations and television channels devoted time and resources to covering everything from Benedict’s last …

Sean-Patrick Lovett wins Daniel J. Kane award
By John Stegeman Sean-Patrick Lovett, Vatican Radio’s director of English language programming, accepted the 2013 Daniel J. Kane Religious Communications Award from the University of Dayton‘s Institute for Pastoral Initiatives Jan. 31 in the university’s Kennedy Union Ballroom. (See video below) Lovett received the award for his “outstanding lifetime dedication …

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican launched a new “Pope App” on the eve of the release of the pope’s World Communications Day message, which is dedicated to social networks as important spaces for evangelization. The new app provides live streaming of papal events …