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Spouse’s OnlyFans account factors into marriage nullification case

Jul 6, 2024

By Diego López Marina

A lawyer said the account was created before the marriage, was not disclosed by the wife to the husband, and... Read more

Sachin Jose reaches more than 148,000 people with the Catholic faith with his digital apostolate on X (formerly Twitter). He works as a journalist and social media consultant. Sachin has been reporting on Church topics for over five years.

Popular Catholic influencer: ‘We need to use our social media platforms’

Sachin Jose reaches more than 148,000 people with the Catholic faith through his digital apostolate on X (formerly Twitter). Read more

Based on his extensive apostolate on the internet, Dominican friar Nelson Medina offers several tips.

5 tips for evangelizing on social media

Mar 28, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Friar Nelson Medina, a Dominican known for his extensive apostolate on the internet, offers five tips for Catholics to do... Read more


House passes bill to ban or force sale of TikTok

Mar 13, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The House has passed a bill that could ban the massively popular Chinese-owned social media app TikTok from being used... Read more

Young people use mobile devices in isolation from each other at Willowbrook Mall in Langley, British Columbia. In their pastoral letter on social media, the Canadian bishops suggest fasting from screens once a week and taking a “Technology Sabbath.”

Canadian bishops praise those who witness on social media but warn ‘don’t be naive’

In a Jan. 24 pastoral letter, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops focused on social media and offered “commitments” to... Read more

Pope Francis presides over Mass for the Sunday of the Word of God in St. Peter’s Basilica on Jan. 21, 2024.

Pope Francis: Return to God’s word rather than social media’s ‘violence of words’

Jan 21, 2024

By Courtney Mares

Speaking of the “immense power” that the word of God can unleash in people’s lives, Pope Francis encouraged us to... Read more


Mexican diocese denounces hacking of several of its social media accounts

Sep 21, 2023

By Diego López Colín

Different social media accounts related to the Diocese of Irapuato in the Mexican state of Guanajuato were hacked and inappropriate... Read more

Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas.

On heels of apostolic visitation, Bishop Strickland keeps up presence on social media

Jun 27, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas, has continued his prolific tweeting amid the apostolic visitation ordered by Pope Francis. Read more


Congress must act against online child exploitation, U.S. bishops say

Jun 8, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

“Online child exploitation threatens the safety and well-being of our young people and destroys families and communities,” the bishops said... Read more

Pope Francis during his general audience in Paul VI Hall on January 26, 2022.

Vatican releases pastoral reflection on Christian engagement with social media

May 29, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Topics covered include information overload, constant scrolling, not giving others one’s full attention, being an “influencer,” and more. Read more

Pope Francis at his Wednesday general audience on April 12, 2023.

Pope Francis tells ‘keyboard warriors’ to put aside online polemics to proclaim the Gospel

Apr 12, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Speaking in St. Peter’s Square on April 12, the pope urged Christians to go out and “get moving” to share... Read more

The Roman Basilica of the Holy Cross of Jerusalem.

Social media apostolate brings the beauty of Rome’s historic churches to Instagram

Mar 27, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Jacob Stein is visiting a church in Rome each day of Lent this year. Read more

Father David Michael Moses takes part in UST MAX Studios Great, Big Christmas Show.

Celebrate the joy of the season with ‘The Great Big Christmas Show’

Dec 10, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Join Father David Michael Moses and other Catholic social media personalities on Dec. 12 for this livestreamed Christmas variety show. Read more


French ‘influencer’ priest posts video parodies of Mass, apologies to those who ‘may have felt hurt’

Nov 15, 2022

By Walter Sánchez Silva

A French “influencer” priest who was asked by the Vatican to help out with a survey for the Synod on... Read more

Monsignor Stephen Rossetti has already gained thousands of followers on social media after sharing the wisdom he has gained as an exorcist on online platforms.

This American exorcist started a TikTok channel to help souls navigate ‘dangerous territory’

Oct 27, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Monsignor Stephen Rossetti started a TikTok channel last month after noticing the social media platform was introducing kids to something... Read more


YouTube adds abortion info to Catholic, pro-life videos

Oct 11, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The move means many YouTube videos about Pope Francis, Catholic teaching on abortion, and alternatives to abortion now include links... Read more

Pope Francis celebrated Mass for Rome’s Congolese community in St. Peter's Basilica on July 3, 2022.

Pope Francis warns of toxicity in social media, calls for inclusion in digital space

Jul 18, 2022

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis has called on Catholics to counter toxicity in social media, and to engage in dialogue and education to... Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Swedish Academy at the Vatican's Hall of Popes, Nov. 19, 2021.

Pope Francis to Swedish Academy: Social media promotes monologue instead of dialogue

Nov 19, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Academy awards the annual Nobel Prize in Literature. Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone receiving the gifts during Mass in 2021.

Social media being weaponized against religious freedom, Archbishop Cordileone argues

Aug 13, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The archbishop of San Francisco has warned of the use of social media to promote a “new kind of fundamentalism”... Read more

NARAL head brags about helping remove pro-life LifeSiteNews from Facebook

May 7, 2021

The head of a national abortion advocacy group on Friday claimed that the group worked to have the pro-life group... Read more