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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

On Good Friday, our iPhone might pose the greatest distraction ( Yui Mok/PA Wire)

This day is a challenge for iPhone owners, bloggers and Facebook users

Michael Caine as Scrooge in The Muppet's Christmas Carol

The antidote to social media malaise this Advent is to spend some time in silence

Cardiff Student Union has rejected moves to become officially pro-abortion (PA)

A motion which would have made the student union officially ‘pro-choice’ is voted down

A priest take photos on a tablet as Francis celebrates Mass (CNS)

Why we’ve changed and what you can expect from us

Emer McCarthy interviewing Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto for Vatican Radio (CNS)

Millions of people rely on a broadcaster that has shown it can move nimbly with the times

Archbishop Eamon Martin, Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh (CNS)

Archbishop Eamon Martin encourages faithful to use social media to evangelise

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