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Despised and Rejected: Mark Zuckerberg Answers to Deletion of Franciscan University Ad

During the Congressional hearing on Facebook’s data use on Wednesday, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers asked Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg why Facebook rejected an ad for the Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS) Masters of Theology program. The ad, featuring the San Damiano cross, was cited for being “shocking, sensational, and excessively violent”. It was …

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9 Priests You Need to Follow on Twitter

Does your twitter feed need some laughter and holiness? These nine priests have you covered. Check out their hilarious (and holy!) accounts here:   1. Father Harrison Ayre A priest for the Diocese of Victoria, Canada, Father Harrison’s likes include theology, his parishioners, hockey (he is Canadian!), and vicious take downs of those who put down …

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Be Careful What You Tweet – A Lesson from Catholic Vote

Social media can be a great platform for the New Evangelization to thrive. But it is also a platform that must be approached with sincerity and clarity. A tweet from Catholic Vote last week taught that exact lesson. On Friday, December 8, Catholic Vote tweeted from their account: Many people were outraged at the tweet, …

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Creating Good YouTube Content for the New Evangelization

The New Evangelization has been preached by many popes. The purpose is to re-evanglize baptized persons who have fallen away from the faith. This is the true battleground in the West. John Paul II said the New Evangelization is “new in its ardor, methods, and expression” and Benedict XVI expounded on this saying that the …

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Pope reaches 3,000,000 followers on Instagram

(Vatican Radio) After twenty weeks and 143 posts, including a number of videos, Pope Francis’ Instragram account has now reached more than three million followers. Unlike the Pope’s Twitter account, which goes out in nine different languages, there is only one official Instagram account. Each post, though, is subtitled in numerous languages. Followers of @franciscus …

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