NOTES:

By the Pontifical Council for Social Communications,
John P. Foley, President

(1) Communio et Progressio, 59, in AAS, LXIII (1971), pp. 615-617.

(2) For example: Vatican Council II, Inter Mirifica, in AAS, LVI (1964), pp. 145-157; the Messages of Pope Paul VI and Pope John Paul II on the occasion of the World Communication Days; Pontifical Commission for Social Communications, Pastoral Instruction Communio et Progressio, in AAS, LXIII (1971), pp. 593-656; Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Pornography and Violence in the Communications Media: a Pastoral Response, Vatican City 1989; Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Pastoral Instruction Aetatis Novae, Vatican City 1992.

(3) Communio et Progressio, n. 2, loc. cit., pp. 593-594.

(4) Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 2494 (quoting Vatican Council II, Inter Mirifica, n. 11).

(5) See Pope PAUL VI, Message for World Communications Day 1977, in L’Osservatore Romano, May 13, 1977, pp. 1-2; Communio et Progressio, nn. 59-62, loc. cit., pp. 615-617.

(6) PAUL VI, Message for World Communications Day 1977, loc. cit., p. 1.

(7) JOHN PAUL II, Centesimus Annus, n. 34, in AAS, LXXXIII (1991), pp. 835-836.

(8) PAUL VI, Message for World Communications Day 1977, loc. cit., p. 1.

(9) JOHN PAUL II, Centesimus Annus, n. 46, loc. cit., p. 850.

(10) Cf. Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Pastoral Instruction Aetatis Novae, nn. 20-21, Vatican City 1992.

(11) Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Pastoral Instruction Aetatis Novae, n. 11, Vatican City 1992.

(12) PAUL VI, Message for World Communications Day 1977, loc. cit., p. 2.

(13) Communio et Progressio, n. 60, loc. cit., p. 616.

(14) JOHN PAUL II, Centesimus Annus, n. 36, loc. cit., p. 839.

(15) Ibid., pp. 838-839.

(16) Communio et Progressio, n. 61, loc. cit., p. 616.

(17) JOHN PAUL II, Centesimus Annus, n. 40, loc. cit., p. 843.

(18) Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Pastoral Instruction Aetatis Novae, n. 16, Vatican City 1992.

(19) JOHN PAUL II, Message for World Communications Day 1996, in L’Osservatore Romano, Jan. 25, 1996, pp. 1, 6.

(20) Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Pornography and Violence in the Communications Media: a Pastoral Response, n. 6, Vatican City 1989.

(21) Inter Mirifica, n. 4, in AAS, LVI (1964), p. 146.

(22) JOHN PAUL II, Veritatis Splendor, n.53, in AAS, LXXXV (1993), p. 1176.

(23) Ibid., n. 64, loc. cit., p. 1183.

(24) Cf. ibid., n. 31, loc. cit., pp. 1158-1159, and passim.

(25) Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 2494, Vatican City 1994 (quoting Vatican Council II, Inter Mirifica, n. 5).

(26) JOHN PAUL II, Address to Communications Specialists, Los Angeles, Sept. 15, 1987, in L’Osservatore Romano, Sept. 17, 1987, p. 5.

(27) PAUL VI, Message for World Communications Day 1977, loc. cit., pp. 1-2.

(28) Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Pornography and Violence in the Communications Media: a Pastoral Response, n. 7, Vatican City 1989.

(29) JOHN PAUL II, Centesimus Annus, n. 37, loc. cit., p. 840.

(30) JOHN PAUL II, Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, n. 33, in AAS, LXXX (1988), p. 557.

(31) Ibid., nn. 27-34, loc. cit., pp. 547-560.

(32) Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 2496, Vatican City 1994.

(33) PAUL VI, Message for World Communications Day 1977, loc. cit., p. 2.

(34) Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 2498, Vatican City 1994 (quoting Vatican Council II, Inter Mirifica, n. 12).

(35) JOHN PAUL II, Redemptoris Missio, n. 37 (c), in AAS, LXXXIII (1991), pp. 284-285.

(36) Catechism of the Catholic Church, Vatican City 1994, n. 2496.

(37) JOHN PAUL II, Veritatis Splendor, n. 94, loc. cit., p. 1207.

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