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Blessed are the bloggers

The internet has brought a golden age of evangelical opportunity. Atheists share the same soapbox – but that should not deter us

During the reign of Benedict XVI, blogging became a mighty instrument in the hands of conservative Catholics. But the medium soon revealed a darker side

‘If the faith is in imminent peril,’ said St Thomas, ‘prelates ought to be accused by their subjects, even in public.’ What a blogger he would have made…

He loved debate and controversy but at the same time managed to remain magnanimous to his enemy

This can be unnerving: how to proceed?

The full text of Anna Arco’s speech at the World Press Congress in Rome last week