• Vatican Radio archive : 'Inter Mirifica' : 50 years on ...

    It was December 4th 1963, so half a century ago, when the first two decrees of the Second Vatican Council were passed. The documents focused on the liturgy and on the mass media. .... Listen: Veronica Scarisbrick brings you a programme centred around the decree on mass media which goes by the title of 'Inter Mirifica '. A decree which in a sense... Read more
  • The promulgation of the Conciliar Decree, Inter Mirifica

    An important page in the history of the Church was written fifty years ago this coming December, as the images stored in this Vatican Film Library clip show.   December 4, 1963 marked a milestone in the relationship between the Church and the media. On that day, at the closing session of the second period of the Second Vatican Council, the... Read more
  • The Inter Mirifica Decree

    DECREE ON THE MEDIA OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATIONS INTER MIRIFICA SOLEMNLY PROMULGATED BY HIS HOLINESS POPE PAUL VI ON DECEMBER 4, 1963   INTRODUCTION 1. Among the wonderful technological discoveries which men of talent, especially in the present era, have made with God's help, the Church welcomes and promotes with special interest those which... Read more
  • 40 years of Inter Mirifica and beyond

    An interesting reflexion after 40 years of Inter Mirifica and beyond by Franz-Josef Eilers, svd (please see the attached) Read more