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Throughout the course of his public ministry, Jesus knew both the adoration and desertion of the crowds. Today, just like 2,000 years ago, the Gospel asks a question that demands an answer: Will we follow? This moving video illustrates this truth through the dynamic lens of a 21st-century social network. ...read more
With the launch of the Vatican news site — news.va — earlier this week we had the first tweeting Pope. [singlepic id=37 w=240 float=right]But, the Holy Father isn’t the first Bishop to tweet. And one who is busy in the Twitter universe is the Archdiocese of Quebec’s Archbishop Gérald Cyprien Lacroix. (follow him here) Archbishop ...read more
As we shared with you a few weeks ago, members of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications gathered in Rome for their Plenary Assembly at the end of February. While there, Salt + Light CEO Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, spoke to Vatican Radio about new media, technology, the digital culture, and communicating the Gospel today. ...read more
Toronto’s Archbishop Thomas Collins and Salt + Light Television CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica are among the participants of the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications gathered in Rome this week. Catholic News Service’s Rome bureau chief John Thavis reports Pope Benedict XVI addressed the assembly today. To download Flash Player please click ...read more
Journalism is being committed everyday on Twitter… in 140 characters. Mark Lukasiewicz made this strong statement in front of around 100 journalists and those interested in the future of broadcast journalism.  Mark is the vice president of NBC news Specials and Digital Media.  He is a Canadian with a successful journalism career in the United ...read more
Okay, it’s a bit of a stretch — but as Catholics we believe the Church is guided by the Holy Spirit, correct?  And considering that the Holy Spirit is often personified as a dove and the popular social networking service Twitter uses a bird as part of their branding (the idea of a ‘twittering,’ or ...read more