Social Media

Thumbnail churchpop credit churchpop cna 8 11 15 A 'Buzzfeed' you can believe in – ChurchPOP marks one remarkable year

Marking the first birthday of ChurchPOP, a site for shareable Christian fun and inspiration, founder and editor Brantly Millegan said he hopes to...

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Thumbnail apple iphone cell camera city cc0 10 cna 1 28 15 Amid digital media trends, Vatican looks to learn from Asian strengths

The Catholic Church can learn from Asian trends in social media to help build communications networks and advance evangelization, a Vatican...

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Thumbnail churchpop credit churchpop cna 8 11 15 1 Christian media in the age of BuzzFeed: ChurchPOP joins EWTN

For two years, the ChurchPOP website has sought to craft faithful, fun content for the social media age. It hopes to do even more now that it has...

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Thumbnail archbishop jose gomez credit victor alemn archdiocese of los angeles ewtn us catholic news 5 2 13 1 Church can learn social media tips from Jesus, archbishop says

If Christianity could be contained in one tweet, it might read: God creates man, man sins against God, God sends his only Son into the world to...

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Thumbnail laptop keyboard credit petr kratochvi cc0 10 cna 8 27 14 1 Don't let 'Faithful America' group silence Catholics, critic warns

Internet activism sites like Faithful America, which has targeted Catholic bishops and other institutions in social media campaigns, show the need...

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Thumbnail archbishop oscaro romero credit javier hidalgo via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 1 9 14 El Salvador cardinal says Facebook account posting Romero rumors is not his

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...

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Thumbnail helen osman speaks with cna during the ninth professional seminar for church communications on april 9 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna cna 4 15 14 Expert says social media changes are evangelization opportunity

The internet and social media have caused major changes in human communication, but also create a “tremendous opportunity” for evangelization, a...

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Thumbnail computer unsplash Facebook restores blocked Catholic pages, citing malfunction

Denver, Colo., Jul 19, 2017 / 08:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Facebook has restored more than 20 Catholic pages in Portuguese and English that were...

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Thumbnail computer unsplash Facebook restores blocked Catholic pages without explanation

Denver, Colo., Jul 19, 2017 / 08:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Facebook has restored more than twenty Catholic pages in Portuguese and English that were...

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Thumbnail growing the church through new media   transforming parish communications by scot landry cna 10 2 14 Faith on Facebook? Author stresses need for 'digital missionaries'

Catholic presence in social media is critical in reaching out to those who are lost or distanced from the Church, said Catholic executive and media...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 573033001 Five things every parish should post on social media

The Pew Research Center reports that 95 percent of Americans have a cell phone, with 77 percent of those devices having smartphone technology. To...

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Thumbnail homeless man credit dmytro zinkevych shutterstock cna Have you been performing works of mercy? If so, the Vatican wants to know

Vatican City, Aug 30, 2016 / 10:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In honor of all “workers and volunteers of mercy,” the Vatican is asking those who...

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Thumbnail typing computer credit puresolution shutterstock cna How Catholic culture can thrive on the internet

Quebec City, Canada, Jun 23, 2017 / 01:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Social media can be difficult to navigate, but Catholics can reach out with a...

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Thumbnail twitter credit twin design shutterstock cna How should a Catholic bishop tweet?

Orlando, Fla., Jul 12, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church may be thousands of years old, but its bishops are rapidly adjusting...

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Thumbnail ingrid goes west movie word on fire Ingrid's virtual reality

Matt Spicer’s dark comedy Ingrid Goes West is a telling and penetrating critique of the iPhone culture that has swallowed up so many young people...

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Thumbnail bishop barron In talk at Facebook, Bishop Barron tackles how to debate religion

People need to learn how to argue better on the internet, especially about religion, Catholic media personality and Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop...

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Thumbnail st junipero serra Introducing ‘Always Forward’

I don’t wear a watch. It’s not so much a matter of fashion as it is of redundancy: I’m typically within a two-foot range of my iPhone, which...

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Thumbnail banner catholic social media summit philippines cna 9 5 14 1 Media summit in Philippines hopes to bolster personal encounter

The Filipino bishops' annual conference on social media, being held this month, will aim at promoting authentic encounters and at preparing for...

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