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3D model of the Sessa Aurunca Cathedral, Italy.

3D technology takes pilgrims 'back in time' to Medieval Church

Jun 9, 2015

By Jan Bentz

For fans of Church history and architecture, 3D imaging may be the second-best thing to time travel, allowing them to... Read more


Beyond the digital, into the heart: a Vatican take on communication

Jan 29, 2015

By Elise Harris

The Vatican's top communications official said that true interaction requires more than just phones and internet – and that dialogue... Read more

Pray – with your iPhone? How one mobile app unites users in prayer

Nov 6, 2014

A social network focused on connecting the world in prayer has launched a mobile application enabling people from across the... Read more

File photo/CNA.

New app promotes Catholic social teaching

Feb 9, 2014

A new iPhone and iPad application from a Washington, D.C., think tank aims to spread Catholic social teaching through Church... Read more


Computer system could help deaf Catholics make confessions

Dec 20, 2013

A Phoenix, Ariz., priest has invented a computer system intended to help Catholics who are deaf, hearing-impaired or speech-impaired to... Read more

Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.

Vatican official urges use of technology to proclaim Gospel

Apr 11, 2013

The president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, encouraged Catholics to make bold use of... Read more


Pope emphasizes education of youth in response to social fractures

Dec 13, 2012

As young people become more concerned with quick professional success and rely on social networks as a replacement for community,... Read more

My Year of Faith app.

Catholic dioceses create phone apps for Year of Faith

Oct 15, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The beginning of the Catholic Church’s Year of Faith comes at a time when several dioceses have released smart phone... Read more

Father Giuseppe Costa speaks with CNA in Rome.

Vatican hopes Apple partnership will spread Pope's message

Sep 8, 2012

The Vatican has teamed up with Apple to develop new hi-tech methods for communicating the works of Pope Benedict XVI... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.

Vatican refuses to comment on cyber attack rumors

Aug 31, 2012

The Vatican is refusing to confirm or deny reports that it has once again been subject to a cyber attack... Read more