The Church and the Internet

Posted February 11, 2018 4:38 pm by Pastor in Monte

The Church and the Internet

At last! Something sensible from a bishop on the subject of the Internet, blogs and all that. In this case, it is the coadjutor archbishop of Armagh, Eamon Martin, who includes in his talk a sensible list of ‘commandments’ for Catholics engaging in the e-apostolate.H/T The Catholic Herald1. Be positive and joyful. Offer ‘digital smiles’ and have a sense of humour. Remember that it is the ‘ joy of the Gospel’ that we are communicating, so, as Pope Francis says: no ‘funeral faces’ or ‘sourpusses’!2. Strictly avoid aggression and ‘preachiness’ online; try not to be judgemental or polemical – goodness

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