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Explaining Scripture, Venezuelan priest becomes social media sensation

Explaining Scripture, Venezuelan priest becomes social media sensation

| Manuel Rueda | October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Understanding the Bible can be challenging, but Catholics in Venezuela are becoming more familiar with Scripture through the work of a tech-savvy friar.

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Annual ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign takes place Jan. 14-22

Annual ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign takes place Jan. 14-22

| December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Conference of Catholics Bishops announced Dec. 18 the annual “9 Days for Life” prayer and action campaign will run Jan. 14 to Jan. 22.

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Much changed since Children’s Online Protection, Privacy Act became law

Much changed since Children’s Online Protection, Privacy Act became law

| Mark Pattison | October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Twenty years ago, the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) passed Congress and was signed into law.

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Being Catholic online — problems and possibilities

Being Catholic online — problems and possibilities

| Jana Marguerite Bennett | October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Is there a theology of social media? Our sacramental tradition values our bodily natures and the material substances of wine, bread, oil and water. Social media seem to overlook our bodies, instead drawing us into an abstract world of words and images.

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Pope tops 40 million followers on Twitter, 5 million on Instagram

Pope tops 40 million followers on Twitter, 5 million on Instagram

| Matthew Fowler | October 11, 2017 | 5 Comments

Pope Francis’ @Pontifex Twitter accounts reached more than 40 million followers just a few months before the fifth anniversary of when Pope Benedict XVI launched the initiative.

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Oh what a tangled web: rising above Instagram envy

Oh what a tangled web: rising above Instagram envy

| Christina Capecchi | February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Melina Birchem has uploaded 777 images to her Instagram account over the past two years: sushi, Starbucks, her new tattoo, rosary beads, cowboy boots. Sometimes the juxtaposition is jarring. A glowing monstrance, a chilled margarita. A snapshot from waitressing, a prayer journal documenting her consecration to the Blessed Mother.

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See the local Catholic world through The Catholic Spirit lens: Follow on Instagram

See the local Catholic world through The Catholic Spirit lens: Follow on Instagram

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit is now sharing photos and news on Instagram!

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