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MA in Theology, specialization Social/ Pastoral Communication


Graduate School of the Pontifical University of Santo Tomas (UST), Manila in cooperation with the UST Ecclesiastical Faculty.


This FABC-OSC initiated program offers, beside others, courses like:

  • Introduction to Social Communication
  • Church and Social Communication: Documents and Structures
  • Communicating in Pastoral Ministry I + II (2 semesters)
  • Communication Theology
  • Communicating between Cultures: A Missiological Approach
  • Church and Public Relations
  • Church and New Media
  • Faith and Film
  • Church and Broadcasting
  • Religious Journalism
  • Faith in a Mass-Mediated Culture
  • Communication Trends in Religious Education






The Asian Research Center for Religion and Social Communication (ARC) at Saint John’s University, Bangkok originated from an FABC-OSC Roundtable (1999). The ARC has a specialized library and publishes the bi-annual journal “Religion and Social Communication.” Scholars in this field are welcome to contribute academic papers for publication in this journal. Through the center, they may also interrelate with other scholars and institutes working on this concern.








Executive Board

Bishop Chacko Thottumarickal Indore, India



Bishop Petrus Turang

Kupang, Indonesia

Bishop Joseph Prathan, sdb

Suratthani, Thailand

Bishop Philip Huang

Hualien, Taiwan

Bishop Roberto Mallari

San Jose, Philippines


Fr. Raymond Ambroise

Executive Secretary

P.O. Box 2036,

1099 Manila


Tel: (+63 2) 732 7170, 313 8577

Fax: (+63 2) 732 7171

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