Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, the President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, was keynote speaker at the World Communications Day media conference on May 22, 2014 hosted by the Diocese of Brooklyn. Below are videos, photos, press clips and social media highlights. The full transcript of his speech is here.

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS AND KEYNOTE: PART 1 AND PART 2

EVENT PHOTOS

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MEDIA ROUNDUP
Pontifical Council for Social Communications
The Boston Pilot
Catholic Courier
Catholic San Francisco
Catholic Philly
The Christian Post
Huffington Post
NET TV
Religion News
The Tablet Newspaper
Washington Post
US Catholic

Blogs:
Famvin Blog: Vatican Official Speaks of Church on the Internet
DeSales Media Blog: Highlights from World Communications Day
Diocese of Brooklyn Blog: Vatican’s Archbishop Celli Delivers Keynote on Faith and Social Media
Liv, Love, Laugh: #WCD2014

SOCIAL MEDIA REACH
The hashtag #WCD2014 gained momentum prior to the conference, and was cited 221 times in relevant tweets during the event, reaching approximately 257,000 accounts.

DeSales Media’s most popular Facebook post, announcing the live broadcast of Archbishop Celli’s keynote speech on NET TV, reached 1,700 Facebook accounts.

The most retweeted post was the one below from the Pontifical Council for Social Communications (@PCCS_VA); it received 33 retweets and reached an approximate total of 110,000 Twitter accounts during the conference: