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Using social media for abuse or to attack the reputations of other people is a direct sin against the Eighth Commandment, said Bishop Egan (PA) Below: Bishop Egan (CNS)

Bishop of Portsmouth asks Catholics to use Lent as a time to repent of sins committed on social media

An alligator swims in  everglades waters in Florida (PA) Below: The Catholic Herald cartoon (Christian Adams)

Archbishop Gregory Aymond said that alligators should be “considered seafood”

Bishop Richard Moth (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Bishop Moth encourages faithful to contact friends or family who may be lonely

Facebook has removed a clip of a women being beheaded after concluding that it 'improperly and irresponsibly glorifies violence' (Photo: PA)

Viewing video clips of a decapitation on social media trivialises the violence. At the same time, there are sometimes appalling images that the public should see

Benedict XVI greets Ulla Gudmundson, Swedish ambassador to the Holy See, during the Pope's annual meeting with the diplomatic corps (CNS)

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Cardinal Angelo Scola celebrates the funeral mass for Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini

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Pope Benedict waves as he leaves this morning’s general audience (AP)

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

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Archbishop Charles Chaput embraces Cardinal Justin Rigali during yesterday's press conference  (CNS photo/Tim Shaffer, Reuters)

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Pope Benedict XVI speaks at the general audience this morning

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