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European bishops explore better use of internet to serve the Gospel

November 13, 2009

The Council of European Episcopal Conferences has brought internet experts togther to help Church leaders plot a strategy for more effective use of the internet and new social-communications media. Bishop Jean-Michel DiFalco of Gap, France, the president of the council, explained that such a strategy is necessary because as the internet assumes an ever more important role in the daily life, “you cut yourself off from a large part of people’s lives” if the Church is not active in the new media. The internet, he said, “makes us come out of our ghettos.” Among the experts invited to participate in the discussion were representatives of Google, YouTube, Wikipedia, and Facebook.

 


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  • Posted by: Gil125 - Nov. 13, 2009 12:26 PM ET USA

    One hopes they will seek the advice of Trinity Communications. CatholicCulture.org is a very good starting place.