Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Dictionary

A modern dictionary of Catholic terms, both common and obscure. Find accurate definitions of words and phrases.

Search:

Or browse the dictionary by selecting a letter!
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

COMMUNIO ET PROGRESSIO

Pastoral instruction of the Pontifical Commission for Social Communications, on the exact application of the decree Inter Mirifica of the Second Vatican Council. It covers in sequence: doctrinal principles; contribution of the communications media to human progress; training of recipients and communicators; opportunities and obligations of both; co-operation between citizens and civil authorities; collaboration among all believers and men of good will; the commitment of Catholics in the media; public opinion and closer communication in the life of the Church; activity of Catholics in the field of writing, movies, radio, and television, the theater, equipment, personnel, and organization; urgency of the need because forces other than Catholic or Christian are coming to dominate the media. This document is Part of the postconciliar teaching on the media. It complements In Fructibus Multis of Paul VI, May 25, 1971.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Reading The Diary of a Country Priest: Spiritual riches and poverty 13 hours ago
Vibrant Catholicism, 1: Lamenting the entire 20th century 19 hours ago
Holding bishops accountable: the next steps May 27
The real story behind the French ambassador's nomination to the Holy See May 27
A joyful noise unto the Lord: Goal met! May 26

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days