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Vatican Social Media

Vatican Communications Chief Says Church Can't Ignore Social Media

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 06.02.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) Social media can bring out the worst in people, and even Pope Francis’ enormously popular Twitter feed is peppered with nasty comment...

Howard Fineman

This Pope Disrupts Old Ways With Social Media Savvy

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

ROME -- On the cusp of the New Year 2014, I went to St. Peter’s Square to see and hear perhaps the only person in the world -- not counting Justin B...

Pope Francis' Twitter Flock Passes Major Milestone

Posted 10.28.2013 | Religion

Pope Francis thanked his Twitter fans on Sunday, as the combined follower count of the @Pontifex handles which publish simultaneously in nine differen...

Pope Francis On Instagram: Can We Expect More Pope Selfies?

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 10.01.2013 | Religion

Did you know that Pope Francis is on Instagram? Not many do, as the News.va account only has a paltry follower count of 211. But all that might cha...

Jesus Christ Was The Original Tweeter?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.25.2013 | Religion

Was Jesus was the original Twitter user? Well, not really, but Vatican Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi recently used the social network's characteristicall...

Hacked?

AP | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology

VATICAN CITY -- One of the Vatican's main Twitter accounts and the website of its communications office were running stories about Batman on Thursday ...

Will You 'Friend' The Pope?

Bill Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bill Briggs

The Vatican's venture into the ever-whirling world of Facebook offers hope that Church leaders are set to truly embrace today's technology and modernize their communications.

Pope To Priests: Blog Now

AP | By ARIEL DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(Ariel David, AP) VATICAN CITY - Pope Benedict XVI has a new commandment for priests struggling to get their message across: Go forth and blog. The p...

Facebook, Wikipedia Coach Vatican About The Internet

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

VATICAN CITY — Executives from Facebook, Wikipedia and Google are attending a Vatican meeting to brief officials and Catholic bishops about the ...