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Report analyzes religious groups' risks of internet 'de-platforming', calls for action

Religious groups that speak on controversial topics are at risk of being removed from social media platforms and need to... Read more

Twitter restores Irish Catholic bishop’s post on assisted suicide after review

Twitter has restored an Irish Catholic bishop’s post about assisted suicide following a review.  Read more

Twitter, Truth and Transgenderism: Catholic outlet suspended for Biden nominee report

Catholic World Report is no longer suspended on Twitter, but the publication is still concerned about the social media giant’s... Read more

Cardinal Dominik Duka of Prague.

Czech cardinal criticizes tech censorship after Twitter account is suspended

A Czech cardinal has criticized online censorship after his Twitter account was restored days after it was suspended.  Read more

Bishop Robert Barron. CNA file photo.

Are Catholic flame wars evangelizing online? Bishop Barron says ‘no’ 

A California bishop challenged Catholics online to “cut it out” and better represent their Christian faith through their social media... Read more

Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam speaking in front of Alexandria City Hall, March 2019.

Virginia governor appoints activist with history of anti-Catholic tweets

The Governor of Virginia has appointed a Democratic activist with a history of profane, anti-Catholic statements to an influential public... Read more

The silhouette of Pope Francis during a meeting with King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium in the Apostolic Palace on April 26, 2014.

What did the Vatican just Google? A satirist speaks

Last fall, amid swirling headlines about synods and still-emerging sex abuse scandals, an odd account popped up in the newsfeeds... Read more

Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville delivers the St. Thomas Day Lecture at Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paul, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019. Photo courtesy of TAC.

Meet the bishop who weaves Gospel verses, art, and Tolkien into his ministry

There are bishops who may or may not tweet with any regularity, and then there’s “Amigo de Frodo”, who provides... Read more

Who's responsible for the USCCB's Twitter?

Over the course of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ spring general assembly, questions arose online: what was going on... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on April 18, 2018.

Pope Francis warns against 'spirals of hatred' on social media

In his World Day of Social Communications message, Pope Francis said that online discussion is “too often based on opposition... Read more

The Catholic University of America, June 1, 2018.

Catholic U. professor leads response to French president’s remark on large families

Following a comment by President Emmanuel Macron, in which he expressed skepticism that any well-educated woman would decide to have... Read more

Why this bishop thinks memes may just be the tool for evangelization today

Between the Harambe memes and quick explanations of Catholic doctrine on his Twitter page, Richard Umbers, Auxiliary Bishop of the... Read more

Why did Twitter reject this pro-life ad?

A political advertisement for pro-life Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) has been blocked by Twitter for statements about Planned Parenthood selling... Read more

How should a Catholic bishop tweet?

The Catholic Church may be thousands of years old, but its bishops are rapidly adjusting to the demands of 21st-century... Read more

The hilarious, fake candidate who won Catholic Twitter

While Donald Trump has unequivocally won the U.S. presidency, the 2016 election race remains one of the most divisive in... Read more

Twitter is preparing for the Pope's visit to Mexico

The social network Twitter is prepared for Pope Francis’ historic trip to Mexico, with special emojis emblematic of each city... Read more

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Catholics denounce use of hashtags for 'paramilitary warfare'

Reacting to an internet campaign launched by ISIS threatening the life of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, Catholic leaders stressed that... Read more

English bishop exhorts faithful to be charitable online

A pastoral letter from a British bishop to his faithful for Lent calls upon Catholics to consider their online interactions... Read more

Pope Francis launches tweet to pray for Benedict XVI

On the one year anniversary of Benedict XVI’s announcement of his decision to resign from the Petrine ministry, Pope Francis... Read more

Fr. Ciro Benedettini opens the Holy See Press Office twitter account on Jan. 30, 2014.

Holy See press office launches new Twitter account

The Holy See press office has launched a new Twitter account, aiming to make the world more aware of the... Read more