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Cartrice Haynesworth, centre, has a selfie taken with Pope Francis during his visit to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington last September (PA)

The Pope has shown an increasing interest in the tech world, meeting senior figures from Google and Apple as well as Instagram

The Pope lamented that the Sisters' deaths 'are not in the papers, they are not news' (AP)

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Pope Francis with Apple CEO Tim Cook (CNS)

Francis met Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, as his message for the World Day of Social Communications was released

Apple chief executive Tim Cook at Trinity College Dublin in November (PA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/01/16

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Pope Francis using the iPad to sign up for world Youth Day (PA)

World Youth Day 2016 will take place in Krakow next July

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (PA)
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Umberto Eco famously declared that Macs are Catholic and PCs are Protestant. That analogy can also be applied to the two social media giants shaping the 21st century

Fr Lucie-Smith describes Facebook users as a congregation (PA)

Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith’s theory on social media’s religious divide is expressed in this week’s Catholic Herald

Benedict XVI is pictured during yesterday's Angelus (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/11/11

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For atheists, death is the only point of life – that is Christianity’s great selling point

While we should, like Steve Jobs, live every day like it was our last, we should never allow our lives to be defined by this ‘one appalling fact’

Dr Rowan Williams meets President Mugabe (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/10/11

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