Catholic Voices Putting the Case for the Church in an Era of 24-hour News

Authors: Austen Ivereigh and Kathleen Griffin
ISBN: 978-0-232-52863-3
Price: ?7.99
Year: 2011
Publisher: Darton, Longman & Todd

In the months leading up to the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Britain in September 2010 the level of opposition detected in some parts of British society prompted a group of lay Catholics to set up a network of people who could put the Catholic case succinctly in the media, which became known as Catholic Voices. While most commentators would agree that the overall success of the visit could be attributed to the Holy Father?s words and his sense of warmth during the visit, it is also clear that those who prepared the ground in this way in the months beforehand did a good job.

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