PHILADELPHIA (RNS) What happens when two unknown college students go to work for one of the most recognized people in the world — Pope Francis? Social media magic.
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Backing marriage equality on social media sites, including on Facebook or Twitter, “is not an organized effort to attack our effort, or our functioning as a church.,” Elder D. Todd Christofferson said in the interview.
(RNS) Australians used the hashtag #illridewithyou to condemn Islamophobia, and to show solidarity with Muslims fearing a potential backlash while riding public transportation.
(RNS) A new study of Twitter finds that atheists — among the smallest populations in the U.S. — are the most prolific tweeters.
BERKELEY, Calif. (RNS) “We are starting to see a significant disconnect between what the church is telling people to believe about same-sex marriage and homosexuality and what people actually believe and accept,” said LGBT activist John Gustav-Wrathall. “I think the Internet has a lot to do with that.”
NEW YORK (RNS) “In our church we are always fishing inside the aquarium,” Archbishop Claudio Celli, head of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, said. “And we forget that most fish are outside the aquarium.”
ROME (RNS) The Vatican has said that use of the new “.catholic” Internet domain will be limited to official organizations such as Catholic churches, parishes, schools and the like, and that individual Catholics or bloggers won’t be allowed to use it.