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SIGNIS WORLD CONGRESS 2013
SIGNIS WORLD CONGRESS 2013

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Gustavo Andújar Elected President of SIGNIS

Rome, March 1st, 2014 (SIGNIS) – Gustavo Andújar, from Cuba, was elected as the new President of SIGNIS. It is the first time the association has a president coming from Latin America. Frank Frost, from the United States, and Lawrence John Sinniah, from Malaysia, were elected as Vice-Presidents. A film reviewer with OCIC Cuba since the mid-sixties, Gustavo Andújar became its president in 1994, leading OCIC/SIGNIS Cuba through a process of very dynamic development. SIGNIS Vice-President since 2005, Gustavo with the Archdiocese of Havana and has been participating very actively in international communication congresses and seminars, both at the world and continental levels. Dr. Frank ... read more

 

SIGNIS World Congress Closes, Highlighting Values of Solidarity, Concern and Friendship

Rome, February 28, 2014 (SIGNIS) – The SIGNIS World Congress 2014 concluded this Thursday night with a Mass and a closing ceremony, highlighting values that must orient the work of Catholic communicators. The participants were invited to distinguish their action by values such as solidarity, ... read more

 

SIGNIS Announces Winners of the SIGNIS Competitions 2013

Rome, February 27, 2014 (SIGNIS) – The awards of the SIGNIS Radio, Photo and Video Competitions 2013 were announced during the closing ceremony of the SIGNIS World Congress in Rome. The winners showcased the creativity of all the generations in expressing their hope for peace. In the Video ... read more

 

Focus on the Middle East at the SIGNIS World Congress

Rome, February 26, 2014 (SIGNIS) –The SIGNIS World Congress turned its attention to the Middle East with a powerful panorama on the situation of Christians in the region. Jacques F. El Kallassi of Lebanon, General Manager of Tele Lumiere, the main SIGNIS partner for the cancelled Beirut ... read more

 

SIGNIS World Congress Participants Meet the Pope

Rome, February 26, 2014 (SIGNIS) - SIGNIS World Congress Participants took part in the general audience of Pope Francis on Wednesday 26 February to receive the blessing of the Pope. On a cold morning, more than 300 Catholic communicators gathered in St Peter’s Square, to join the thousands of ... read more

 

Relationships, Communication, Knowledge

Rome, February 25, 2014 (SIGNIS) - "Our desire for relationships, communication and knowledge" is fueling the emerging digital culture, said Fr Antonio Spadaro, the first speaker of the SIGNIS World Congress 2014. Fr Spadaro, editor-in-chief of the Jesuit magazine La Civiltà Cattolica ... read more

 

SIGNIS World Congress Opens a World of Possibilities

Rome, February 25, 2014 (SIGNIS) – Mgr Claudio Maria Celli, President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, and Augustine Loorthusamy, President of SIGNIS, officially opened the SIGNIS World Congress 2014 this morning in Rome, Italy. Some 300 Catholic communicators from around ... read more

 

More than 300 Catholic Communicators in Rome for the SIGNIS World Congress 2014

Rome, February 22, 2014 (SIGNIS) – More than 300 Catholic communicators from over 80 countries are converging to Rome for the SIGNIS World Congress 2014 on the theme “Media for a Culture of Peace: Creating Images with the New Generation”. The Congress opens on 25 February in the presence of ... read more

 

Pope Sends Message to SIGNIS World Congress 2014

Brussels, February 19, 2014 (SIGNIS) – Pope Francis addressed a message of blessing and encouragement to the participants of the SIGNIS World Congress 2014 on the theme "Media for a Culture of peace: Creating Images with the New Generation" that will open in Rome on 25 February. In his message ... read more

 

Two Outstanding Communicators Honoured at the SIGNIS World Congress 2014

Brussels, February 18, 2014 (SIGNIS) – Fr Gaston Roberge SJ, pioneer of media education in India, and Mgr Roland Abou Jaoude, founder of the Catholic Information Centre in Lebanon, will receive a SIGNIS Life Achievement Award at the SIGNIS World Congress 2014. The SIGNIS Life Achievement Awards ... read more

 

"SIGNIS Media" Explores Challenges of the New Generation ahead of SIGNIS World Congress 2014

Brussels, February 17, 2014 (SIGNIS) - The latest issue of SIGNIS Media explores the challenges of emerging media cultures ahead of the SIGNIS World Congress 2014. The images we create of our society reflect the society we are. A culture of peace is built on the images that express our ... read more

 

New Generation and New Media on the Programme of the SIGNIS World Congress 2014

Brussels, February 6, 2014 (SIGNIS) – The new generation and new media will be the focus of the SIGNIS World Congress 2014 that will take place in Rome from 25 February to 1st March on the theme “Media for a Culture of Peace: Creating Images with the New Generation”. The detailed programme of the ... read more

 

SIGNIS Video Journalists To Offer Youth Perspective on the SIGNIS World Congress 2014

Brussels, January 23, 2014 (SIGNIS) - After the positive experience of the SIGNIS Congress in Chiang Mai, the SIGNIS Video Journalists are back! Eight young VJs from Africa and Asia will cover the SIGNIS World Congress 2014 in Rome and produce daily video reports from a youth and culturally ... read more

 

SIGNIS Assembly of Delegates 2014 and Future Search

Brussels, January 16, 2014 (SIGNIS) - In the framework of the SIGNIS World Congress 2014 in Rome, the SIGNIS Delegates will meet on 1 March for the SIGNIS Assembly of Delegates 2014. Prior to this, the newly elected delegates and selected partners will participate to a Future Search conference ... read more

 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2014: Year of the SIGNIS World Congress!

Brussels, December 18, 2013 (SIGNIS) - As Christmas and the New Year are drawing near, there is only about one month left to register to the SIGNIS World Congress 2014 in Rome (25 February - 1 March)! Register until January 31, 2014 and join the more than 100 Catholic communicators already ... read more

 

Deadline Extended for the SIGNIS Competitions and Campaign 2013

Brussels, December 16, 2013 (SIGNIS) - The deadline has been extended for the SIGNIS 3+1 Competitions and Campaign 2013. Send us your videos, photos, radio programs and Newspaper Frontpage projects until 30 January 2014! In the realm of the new SIGNIS World Congress 2014 in Rome, the SIGNIS ... read more

 

Fr Antonio Spadaro, SJ to Open SIGNIS World Congress 2014

Brussels, October 15, 2013 (SIGNIS) - Fr Antonio Spadaro, SJ, editor-in -chief of the influential Jesuit magazine La Civiltà Cattolica, will give the opening address of the SIGNIS World Congress 2014 centred on the theme of "Media for a Culture of Peace: Creating Images with the New Generation." ... read more

 

Promote and Participate in the SIGNIS Competitions 2013

Brussels, October 5, 2013 (SIGNIS) - In the realm of the new SIGNIS World Congress 2014 in Rome, the SIGNIS Competitions and Global Frontpage Project seek to mobilize media practitioners, educators, religious communities and young people all over the world to express their vision of a Culture ... read more

 

Registration Re-open for the SIGNIS World Congress 2014 in Rome

Brussels, September 30, 2013 (SIGNIS) – The SIGNIS World Congress 2014 will take place from 25 February to 1 March 2014 in Rome, Italy on the theme "Media for a Culture of Peace: Creating Images with the New Generation". Online registrations for the SIGNIS World Congress 2014 are re-opened on ... read more