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World Communications Day

2 May 2018

The Sixth Sunday of Easter, which is this coming Sunday, May 6, marks the celebration of World Communications Day in Australia.

Pope Francis released his message for World Communications Day 2018. As is the custom, the message was released on January 24, the feast day of St Francis de Sales, the patron saint of journalists. 

You can access the full message here via the Vatican News website.

Zenit has a story on the message here.

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