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Friday, December 2, 2016
Contact: Terry Poplava Executive Director of Marketing & Sales HUNTINGTON, IN - Our Sunday Visitor has enhanced the form... Read More

Our Sunday Visitor introduces Parish Apps

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
HUNTINGTON, IN - Catholic Parish Apps from Our Sunday Visitor are being introduced in conjunction with the acquisition of the assets of Catholic... Read More

New Online Giving App from OSV Offertory Solutions

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
HUNTINGTON, IN - Users of Our Sunday Visitor's leading Online Giving service now have an additional option for using the system from their mobile... Read More

Four national Catholic publications unite in joint appeal for end to death penalty

Thursday, March 5, 2015
HUNTINGTON, Indiana, March 5, 2015 -- Four Catholic publications today published online a joint editorial calling for an end to the death penalty... Read More

Updated Catholic content and new form builder enhance parishioner and staff experience

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
HUNTINGTON, IN - Our Sunday Visitor Offertory  Solutions is updating the Catholic content provided through its popular Faith In Action website... Read More

Our Sunday Visitor Announces New Online Giving Features

Monday, August 4, 2014
HUNTINGTON, IN - Our Sunday Visitor Offertory Solutions announces the addition of important new features to its popular Online Giving platform.... Read More

OSV Offertory Solutions Updates Website

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
HUNTINGTON, IN - Our Sunday Visitor (OSV) Offertory Solutions introduces improvements to which simplify access to information... Read More

OSV's Greg Erlandson named to committee focused on reforming Vatican Media

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
HUNTINGTON, Ind., July 9, 2014 — Greg Erlandson, president and publisher of the Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division, has been appointed to... Read More

Supreme Court decision in Hobby Lobby case heralded as victory for opponents of HHS contraceptive mandate

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
HUNTINGTON, Indiana, July 1, 2014 – The Supreme Court decision affirming that Hobby Lobby and the family-operated manufacturer Conestoga Wood... Read More

Dr. Saundra Kennedy Joins Our Sunday Visitor Curriculum Team

Monday, June 9, 2014
HUNTINGTON, Indiana, June 9, 2014 – Saundra Kennedy Ed. D., a highly respected veteran of religious education and catechesis, has joined Our... Read More

OSV's Greg Erlandson named to committee focused on reforming Vatican Media

HUNTINGTON, Ind., July 9, 2014 — Greg Erlandson, president and publisher of the Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division, has been appointed to an international committee working to propose reforms for the Vatican Media, the Vatican announced July 9.  

The committee, which falls under a larger reorganization of Vatican offices and efforts, will publish both a report and a plan for reform during the next year. Its goals are “to adapt the Holy See media to changing media consumption trends, enhance coordination, and achieve progressively and sensitively substantial financial savings,” the Vatican press statement said. It also plans to continue to strengthen the Vatican’s digital outreach.

Erlandson is one of six senior international experts appointed to the committee and the only American. Other committee members include Lord Christopher Patten, from the U.K., who will act as president; Daniela Frank of Germany; Dominican Father Eric Salobir of France; Leticia Soberon of Spain and Mexico; and George Yeo of Singapore.

The committee will work in conjunction with Vatican staff members Msgr. Paul Tighe, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications; Giacomo Ghisani of Vatican Radio; Msgr. Carlo Maria Polvani, of the Secretariat of State; Msgr. Lucio Adrian Ruiz, of Vatican Internet Service; and Giovanni Maria Vian of L’Osservatore Romano.

 “I am both honored and humbled to have been appointed to new Vatican media committee,” Erlandson said. “Communications is central to the work of the Church, and the Vatican has a significant and multi-faceted media presence thanks to the hard work of many people. I look forward to meeting with my distinguished colleagues on the committee in the months ahead and accomplishing the tasks that have been set before us.”

Our Sunday Visitor Publishing, the world’s largest English-language Catholic publisher, is a not-for-profit organization that publishes OSV Newsweekly, a national weekly Catholic newspaper, as well as magazines, books, parish resources and curricula for Catholic schools and parishes. Our Sunday Visitor also publishes the English-language edition of L’Osservatore Romano for North America.

Erlandson has worked in the Catholic press for more than 30 years. He served as president of the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada from 2011 to 2013 and was recently reelected to his third term as a member of the board of directors of the CPA. He was co-host of the 2012 Catholic Media Conference in Indianapolis.

Before serving as editor of OSV Newsweekly and as editor-in-chief of the Publishing Division of Our Sunday Visitor, Erlandson reported from the Rome bureau of Catholic News Service (1986-89). From 1983 to 1985 he was news editor for the National Catholic Register.  He attended The Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley.

Erlandson currently is a consulter for the Pontifical Council for Social Communications. He has served two terms on the U.S. bishops Communications Committee and was on the board of the Association of Catholic Publishers (previously the Catholic Book Publishers Association). He is also co-founder of Redeemer Catholic Radio in northeast Indiana.

Erlandson has published articles in both the Catholic and secular press, and in 2010 was co-author of “Pope Benedict XVI and the Sexual Abuse Crisis: Working for Reform and Renewal.”

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