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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

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

A woman reads an ebook version of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (Photo: CNS)

Poll suggests only 13 per cent of weekly Mass-goers in America read Catholic blogs

Pope Francis meets Argentine President Cristina Kirchner (CNS)

Pope Francis floors the media

Attacks on the Pontiff from the press were expected but are undeserved

Benedict XVI ventures into the world of social media with a papal tweet (Photo: CNS)

In World Communications Day message Benedict XVI emphasises the value of ‘reasoned debate’

Don’t stop to think what Pope Benedict might say if he were in your position (Photo: PA)

Next time you find yourself sucked into a debate with secularists be careful not to make these five classic mistakes, says Peter D Williams

Social networks can point people towards authentic questioning, silence and prayer (Photo: CNS)

Benedict XVI, in an apparent reference to Twitter, says profound thoughts can be communicated even in concise phrases

A mother uses her laptop on the move. Hatred directed against women on the internet is currently in the headlines (Photo: AP Photo)

Catholic women need thick skins online

When Caroline Farrow began a blog promoting Church teaching she was staggered by the vitrolic attacks on her by men and women alike

Stephen Fry, pictured with the chancellor of Sussex University, is prone to nasty tantrums online (Photo: PA)

Sitting in front of a computer screen for an hour a day can cultivate lonely obsessions