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How should a Catholic bishop tweet?

Jul 12, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

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

Nov 11, 2016

By Adelaide Mena

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

Feb 13, 2016

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'

Aug 27, 2014

By Elise Harris

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

Mar 20, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

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

Feb 11, 2014

By Elise Harris

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

Jan 30, 2014

By Elise Harris

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

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St. Therese devotees to launch Little Way social media campaign

Jan 25, 2014

Not long before he resigned, Pope Benedict XVI had written several times about the need for evangelization of the rapidly... Read more

Pope Francis tweet supports, prays for US pro-life march

Jan 22, 2014

Pope Francis sent a tweet offering support for the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., praying that all human... Read more

Pope highlights 'joy of the Church' on Twitter anniversary

Dec 12, 2013

One year after the official opening of the papal Twitter account, Pope Francis invited his nearly 11 million followers on... Read more

Pope reaches 10 million followers on Twitter

Oct 29, 2013

Pope Francis has passed 10 million followers across nine different language accounts on the popular social media network Twitter, where... Read more

We cannot be part-time Christians, Pope says on Twitter

Aug 19, 2013

Pope Francis told his millions of followers on Twitter today that it is impossible for Christians to have a partial... Read more

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Pope Francis named 'most influential' world leader on Twitter

Jul 26, 2013

A new global communications report calls Pope Francis the most influential world leader on Twitter, who has the second-largest following... Read more

Next Pope can still be 'Pontifex' on Twitter

Feb 26, 2013

The Vatican has dispelled claims that Pope Benedict XVI's “Pontifex” Twitter account will be shut down permanently, clarifying that it... Read more