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Apr 11, 2018 - 01:12 pm .- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced questions from lawmakers about his company’s censorship of Catholic content during his two-day congressional hearing following the revelation that millions of Facebook users’ personal data had been compromised.
Apr 4, 2018 - 06:21 pm .- Facebook has apologized for what it called a “mistake” in rejecting a theology ad from Franciscan University of Steubenville, on the grounds that an image of the cross was too violent and sensational.
Jan 3, 2018 - 03:22 pm .- A Facebook-based Catholic fundraising campaign suffered “critical” delays in the key donation period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and Facebook’s new scrutiny of ads aimed at religious audiences is to blame, one social media expert has charged.
Oct 24, 2017 - 06:06 am .- An initiative from the Vatican this month is inviting people to virtually connect with Pope Francis and learn more about Church missions and how to support them.  
Sep 19, 2017 - 03:53 pm .- People need to learn how to argue better on the internet, especially about religion, Catholic media personality and Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron said in remarks at Facebook's headquarters.
Aug 14, 2017 - 04:13 pm .- A cardinal from El Salvador says that a Facebook account attributed to him is fake, and that he did not post about Pope Francis’ intent to travel to El Salvador for the potential canonization of Archbishop Oscar Romero.
Jul 19, 2017 - 08:10 am .- Facebook has restored more than 25 Catholic pages in Portuguese and English that were blocked yesterday, citing a malfunction in the system.
Aug 29, 2016 - 06:10 am .- On Monday Pope Francis met with Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of social networking giant Facebook, at the Vatican, marking the latest in a string of visits from other major tech-heads this year.
May 27, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Earlier this month, a report from Gizmodo dropped the equivalent of a social media bomb – several former Facebook employees said the company routinely suppressed conservative news in the social media giant's “trending news” section.
Oct 17, 2014 - 04:04 am .- Tech giants’ new policies offering egg freezing options as a work benefit overlook the technique’s “highly problematic” failure rates and risks to potential children, says a leading ethicist in the field.
Aug 1, 2014 - 04:03 am .- If you have seen an artistic Facebook cover photo with a saint and a powerful quote, there's a good chance it came from Cassie Pease.
Mar 21, 2014 - 12:03 am .- A pastoral letter from a British bishop to his faithful for Lent calls upon Catholics to consider their online interactions and to use social media for good rather than to hurt others.
Aug 11, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- Facebook's continued tolerance for obscene anti-Catholic pages in Spanish are causing some users to question the site's policies – and whether they should keep using the social network.
Mar 13, 2013 - 12:03 am .- A Christian game developer has launched a new Facebook game based on the History Channel mini-series “The Bible,” aiming to offer internet fun while promoting knowledge of Scripture.
Jan 15, 2013 - 12:02 am .- Facebook must be called on to refuse abortion ads that target U.K. women, says a pro-life leader who warns the practice “threatens to further commercialize the killing of unborn children.”