In nomine patre et spiritus facebookus

by Lee Hopkins on May 23, 2009 · 0 comments

in clippings,tools

The world has indeed turned; they’ll be saying the earth is round next…

A new Vatican website, www.pope2you.net, has gone live, offering an application called The Pope meets you on Facebook, and another allowing the faithful to see the Pope’s speeches and messages on their iPhones or iPods.

The Vatican’s World Communications Day this Sunday is devoted to communicating the gospel with new technologies.

“We recognise that a church that does not communicate ceases to be a church,” said Monsignor Paul Tighe, secretary of the Vatican’s Social Communications department.

“Many young people today are not turning to traditional media like newspapers and magazines any more for information and entertainment.

“They are looking to a different media culture, and this is our effort to ensure that the Church is present in that communications culture.”

Very soon, I reckon, they’ll be claiming that the earth revolves around the sun, not the other way around which any fule kno. Heathens…

The Pope is one of the oldest people to have his own YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/vaticanit.

News courtesy of the ABC and Reuters.


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