Archbishop Romero To Be Patron of SIGNIS

  • June 29, 2015

Port of Spain, June 1, 2015 (SIGNIS)

At the SIGNIS Board meeting, which took place at end of May 2015, in Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) the Board approved the proposal to nominate the newly beatified Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero as patron ...

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Global SIGNIS Newspaper Front Page Project

  • June 27, 2015

Brussels/Kuala Lumpur, April 29, 2013 (SIGNIS) - In the realm of the SIGNIS World Congress 2013 in Lebanon, SIGNIS invites you to participate in the first ever SIGNIS Global Newspaper Front Page Project that reflects the theme:

"Media for a Culture of Peace by creating/expressing images ...

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SIGNIS Asia Assembly 2016 open for Registration

  • June 23, 2016

SIGNIS ASIA (Yangon): SIGNIS Asia General Assembly 2016, themed: SIGNIS ASIA: Redefining Our Mission and Moving Towards Sustainability which will be held at Yangon City, Myanmar from August 21-27, 2016 (Arrival: August 21 and departure: August ...

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Pierre Babon, a "Giant" in Catholic Communication, has Left Us

  • June 26, 2015

Lyon, May 9, 2012 (SIGNIS) - Pierre Babin is no longer with us.

The Founder of CREC and pioneer of the "Symbolic Way" died on 9th May 2012.

He goes to the Christ that he strived to bring to all. We remember him as a man of faith, open, convivial and above all a communicator. ...

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Catholic Communicators Mourn the Death of Fr. Jacob Srampickal

  • June 25, 2015

Catholic Communicators Mourn the Death of Fr. Jacob Srampickal

Brussels, April 16, 2012 (SIGNIS) - The world of Catholic communications has lost one of its most notable exponents with the news of the untimely death in Austria of Fr. Jacob Srampickal on April 14th, the 30th anniversary of ...

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Message Presented for 46th World Day of Social Communications
VATICAN CITY, JAN. 24, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Silence does not mean absence of communication. It is, rather, the other face of the word, which confers meaning on it, modulating the times of socialization, ...

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On behalf of Signis Asia Board I call upon SIGNIS Asia members and friends to join together in prayer for (Archbishop) John Foley as we hear the news of his passing.
Please pass this message and invite our members and friends to take a minute of silence to reflect and give thanks for his contribution ...

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The Asian Media Information & Communication Centre (AMIC) is now calling for nominations for The AMIC Media and Communication Advancement and Innovation Award and The AMIC Asia Communication Award 2012. Nominations for both awards are accepted from any member in good ...

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Macau: (By Catherine Wong/ SIGNIS HONG KONG) – The challenges we are facing in this modern, mediated society in regards to the perceptions on the basic values of life were highlighted and discussed at the recent SIGNIS East Asian Film Seminar 2011. It was a 2-day-long ...

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KATHMANDU, Nepal: More than 50 Catholic Media Practitioners from 19 countries met here from 15 – 22 October for the Signis Asia Assembly (SAA) 2011. The theme of the gathering was Media for a Culture of Peace: Creating Images with the New Generation, focusing on ...

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Madrid, 18 August 2011 (SIGNIS VJs / Lawrence Njoroge Mberi & Karen Arukesamy) - The World Youth Day (WYD) 2011 for the first time has the theme song ’Firmes en la fe’ (Firm in Faith) in Arabic version. ?A Palestinian teacher and spiritual singer Rabab Zaitoun performed the song both ...

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SIGNIS VJs to Cover World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid

  • June 14, 2015

Madrid, August 9, 2011 (SIGNIS) - After a successful first experience at the SIGNIS World Congress 2009 in Thailand, 7 young people from Cambodia, Malaysia, Lebanon and Kenya will participate to and report on the World Youth Days 2011 in Madrid as SIGNIS Video Journalists ...

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SIGNIS Asia - The SIGNIS Asia Assembly 2011 will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from October 16 to 22 on the theme “Media for a Culture of Peace: CREATING IMAGES WITH THE NEW GENERATION”.



The theme of the assembly ...

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Make Films | Explore Faith | Win Awards
Insight Film Festival invite you to enter a film for our upcoming festival in December 2011 Insight is an international film festival with a focus on faith. Insight calls upon filmmakers across the globe to explore faith through ...

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John Paul II Beatification in 3D and on the Web

  • June 11, 2015

Report on
SIGNIS GLOBAL MEDIA EDUCATION PROJECT – SiGMEP
Johannesburg SIGNIS Charter on Media Education
Building a Global Community of Media Educators
(I) Preamble


SIGNIS recognizes ...

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SIGNIS Asia - The SIGNIS Asia Assembly 2011 will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from October 16 to 22 on the theme “Media for a Culture of Peace: CREATING IMAGES WITH THE NEW GENERATION”.


The theme of the assembly is the SIGNIS world theme to guide the work of the association ...

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(Signis Hong Kong/ Catherin Wong)- The SIGNIS Award, introduced to Asia once again at the 35th Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF), went to Winter’s Bone, directed by Debra Granik (USA). The Most Reverend John Tong, Bishop of Hong Kong, presented the trophy during the awards gala with ...

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Signis- Japan: The As of March 17, more than 5,500 lives were lost and 9,500 still missing. The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant No. 1 with 6 reactors is still having problems. Self-defence force, Police, Fire Stations are doing ...

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SIGNIS World President Mr. Augustine Loorthusamy, has wrote a letter to SIGNIS- JAPAN president Mr. Chiba San, and his Secretary Mr. Mac to extend deepest concern and condolences to Japan people at the time of great suffering.

The letter was released on March 14th, 2011, to SIGNIS-Japan ...

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(SIGNIS- JAPAN): Tohoku Region, north-eastern part of Japan, was severely hit by a huge M9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the afternoon of March 11. Several cities and towns were totally ...

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Brussels, March 4 (SIGNIS). SIGNIS, the World Catholic Association for Communication, today supported church and civil society leaders calling for the Pakistan government to take concrete measures to curb extremism and uphold the religious freedom of minorities

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Signis Asia (advocacynews.blogspot.com): SIGNIS Asia President, Lawrence John Sinniah has condemned the killing of Shahbaz Bhatti:

It is with great sadness that we hear the killing of Mr. Shahbaz Bhatti, the minister for religious minorities in ...

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KATHMANDU — A visit by the SIGNIS Asia president, Mr. Lawrence John has opened a link to those involved in Christian media in Nepal. John was met by Mr. Chirendra Satyal the local media representative of the Catholic Church.


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Short Film festival by SIGNIS Impacts Young Film Makers in Tamil Nadu State

  • June 3, 2015

Salem, January 22, 2011 (signis.net/Magimai Pragasam) - The First ever SIGNIS Tamil Nadu Short Film Festival held in Salem, India on 22nd January produced impressive impact among young film makers and students. The festival also stood testimony for the effective team work ...

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VATICAN CITY, JAN. 24, 2011 Zenit.org).- Here is the message Benedict XVI wrote for the 45th World Day of Social Communications, which will be observed June 5. The letter is titled "Truth, Proclamation and Authenticity of Life in the Digital Age." The Vatican press ...

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Celebrating its 40th years anniversary, on September 27, 2010 Puskat Audio Visual Studio-Yogyakarta-Indonesia successfully organized a seminar on “Media Education: Do Media Respect Life?” The seminar was done in the green compound of Puskat, in the bank of ...

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The SIGNIS Asia Assembly 2010 on the theme; “CULTIVATE PEACE, PROTECT THEENVIRONMENT; MEDIA’S ROLE”,The assembly will take place at Hotel Santika Jl. Pandegiling No. 45. Raya Darma, 60264, Surabaya, Indonesia on ...

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Kuala Lumpur, July 7, 2010 (SIGNIS) - The SIGNIS Asia Assembly 2010 will be held in Surabaya, Indonesia from September 19 to 25 on the theme "Cultivate Peace, Protect Creation; Media’s Role".


The theme of the assembly is inspired by Pope Benedict’s 2010 Message for the World ...

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CHIANG MAI, Thailand (UCAN) – A group of young video journalists (VJs) from different countries overcame cultural hurdles in chronicling the recently concluded SIGNIS World Congress. “We learned a lot from people from different countries. This has been an incredible ...

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INTRODUCTION: The International Congress “Preventive System and Human Rights” that took place in Rome from 2nd to 6th January 2009, promoted by Salesian Youth Ministry Department and organized by VIS (International Volunteers for Development) represented an ...

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SKAT'S FILMWON

  • May 26, 2015

A film “On Power to Will for CBR” (24 minutes) produced by Studio Audio Visual Puskat – Yogyakarta Indonesia got the first award, category “Awards of Distinction” during the International Film Festival Nieopokalanow 2009 Poland, May 2009. ...

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Vatican City, March 9, 2009 (Zenit.org) - The Vatican called bishops and priests of 82 countries to Rome in order to study the challenges and possibilities posed to evangelization by new digital media.


The Pontifical Council for Social Communications, ...

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The Signis Award, introduced to Asia once at the 33rd Hong Kong International Film Festival, went to The Rainbow Troops directed by Riri Riza (Indonesia). Reverend Dominic Chan, Vicar General of Diocese of Hong Kong, presented the award at the ceremony on March 31rd 2009. ...

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Vatican City, March 16, 2009 (Zenit.org) - It’s been 17 years since the last pastoral instruction on the means of communication, and it’s time for an update, according to Benedict XVI’s secretary of state.


Cardinal ...

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We are grateful to God Almighty for continuously guiding the Catholic Church to highlight different themes and to promote Gospel values, activities, programmes and days through media. From 1966, the Catholic Church has continuously been celebrating the World Communications ...

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