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Analysis: With immediacy comes responsibility in the 24/7 social media world

WASHINGTON — The image on social media was striking. A smiling teenager wearing a red "Make America Great Again" baseball cap and a Native...

Resource not risk: Pope reflects on using social media for good

VATICAN CITY — Social media are anti-social, anti-human and anti-Christian when they are used to increase differences, fuel suspicion, spread lies and vent prejudice,...

Covington Catholic High School closed ‘for physical and death threats via...

WASHINGTON -- An exchange between Catholic high school students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington Jan. 18 was vilified on social media...

Being Catholic online — problems and possibilities

Is there a theology of social media? Our sacramental tradition values our bodily natures and the material substances of wine, bread, oil and water....

What role can social media play in evangelization?

These days, one is hard-pressed to find people who speak positively about social media. In fact, a quick Google search of the term "social...

Silence can help in a modern world that is all about...

By BRETT ROBINSON It has been said that St. John Paul II was our first "media" pope. His international visits attracted scores of media attention....

Social media from church shows how teachings apply to your life

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has said that shepherds "should have the smell of the sheep." For some bishops and their dioceses, that means going...

‘Selfie’ culture leads to alienation, departure from reality, pope says

ROME -- While taking selfies can be an occasion to capture treasured memories, it can also be a sign that young men and women...

Pray.com offers social network for prayer, community-building

VATICAN CITY — Convinced that faith communities would want to share prayer requests, announcements and service opportunities without going to multiple platforms and without...

Verbal attacks on Hispanics in church followed by support from Portland...

Catholic News Service PORTLAND, Ore. — Father Raul Marquez had never seen anything like it. Eight men walked to the front door of St. Peter...

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