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orld Communications Day, the only worldwide celebration called for by the Second Vatican Council ("Inter Mirifica", 1963), is celebrated in most countries, on the basis of the recommendation of the bishops of the world, on the Sunday before Pentecost.
The I World Communications Day was celebrated for the first time on Sunday, May 7, 1967.
The Holy Father's message is traditionally published in conjunction with the Memorial of St. Francis de Sales, patron of writers (January 24), to allow bishops' conferences and diocesan offices time to prepare materials for national and local celebrations of World Communications Day.

Of His Holiness Pope Francis For the 51st World Communications Day - Sunday, 28 May 2017
"Fear not, for I am with you." (Is 43:5): Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time

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2006-2013
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