Pope Benedict XVI has issued a timely message for this year’s World Communications Day: The work of bringing the world to God must involve silence as much as it involves words and actions.
It’s obvious that humanity has taken a turn for the noisy in recent years. The explosion of technological tools has transformed the way we live, work and communicate.
For many of us, new technologies and new forms of social communication have invaded every corner of our lives.
But, as many people have discovered, we seem to be no better at communicating with one another, and, in many ways, we are worse.
How many times, for example, has an innocently made joke been misinterpreted by the receiver of an email...READ MORE