US bishops to consider document on bishops and the digital age
Catholic World News - October 18, 2012
At their November 12-15 meeting in Baltimore, members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will consider whether to approve “Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities for the Exercise of the Teaching Ministry of the Diocesan Bishop,” a document drafted by a committee led by Cardinal Donald Wuerl.
New communications media, according to the draft document, “constitute a blade that can cut two ways.” On the one hand, “a bishop's voice on the Internet can appear to be just another in the competition for attention”; on the other hand, the new media “offer the bishop the possibility of communicating with people in a relatively unmediated fashion.”
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