Sponsor Message:
Non Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
The Pope Asks Priests To Have Their Own Blogs  
User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10925 posts, RR: 37
Posted (4 years 10 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1693 times:

i was rather surprised to find this article in a British newspaper. I never thought the old conservative Pope would tell priests to go online and start blogs. I knew the Pope had an I-pod but I had no idea he had any interest for the cyber world.


Pope tells priests to get blogging
Pope Benedict XVI urged priests to use the internet "astutely" and make the most of opportunities offered by modern technology.

"Priests are thus challenged to proclaim the Gospel by employing the latest generation of audio-visual resources – images, videos, animated features, blogs, websites – which, alongside traditional means, can open up broad new vistas for dialogue, evangelisation and catechesis," he said.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...tells-priests-to-get-blogging.html


There was a better way to fly it was called Concorde
3 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6361 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (4 years 10 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1688 times:

This sounds rather John Paul 2-esque for Benny 16. I'm a Catholic and I wouldn't read these blogs, I bet some of them would be awfully boring.

User currently offlineMadameConcorde From San Marino, joined Feb 2007, 10925 posts, RR: 37
Reply 2, posted (4 years 10 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1679 times:

The Pope may have gotten the idea from "The Priests" the two Catholic Priests from Northern Ireland who have been number one in the UK charts for weeks on. They have become extremely popular. They have won many music awards and done a number of concerts..

This is their website:
http://www.christian-journey.com/the...al-website-and-video-of-ave-maria/

They have made a recording at the Vatican.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8M2HfA5HfY

 angel 



There was a better way to fly it was called Concorde
User currently offlineTheCommodore From Australia, joined Dec 2007, 2923 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (4 years 10 months 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1653 times:

Sound's like a novel idea but ....

Are these new blogs controlled and policed by the Vatican?

I would imagine that there may need to be some restrictions placed on the more controversial priests. Like content about any "hot topics".eg, contraception, sex before marriage etc

The more liberal ones perhaps,may have to be rained in a little or this just a free for all ?

Personally I think its a great idea, and hopefully it will make the church a little more open to those who may otherwise not bother having contact with and any dialogue is better than none.



Flown 905,468 kms or 2.356 times to the moon, 1296 hrs, Longest flight 10,524 kms
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Oasis Of The Seas To To Have 7 Godmothers posted Sun Nov 22 2009 02:58:53 by Mortyman
The Right To Plan Your Own Funeral posted Sun Oct 19 2008 14:00:49 by Duke
The Pope Travels To Paris And Lourdes posted Fri Sep 12 2008 01:44:38 by MadameConcorde
The Best Car To Have Sex In Is... posted Thu Oct 5 2006 23:06:51 by 9V
It’s Not Against The Law To Have Sex With A Corpse posted Thu Sep 28 2006 20:50:14 by AAFLT1871
Is It Too Early To Have The Beer Of Triumph. posted Wed Dec 21 2005 06:23:20 by L-188
Best QB-WR Combo Never To Have Made It To The SB? posted Sun Oct 30 2005 18:21:29 by Jetjack74
And The Dprk Continues To Dig It's Own Grave posted Fri Apr 18 2003 15:19:25 by L-188
I'd Like To Have Seen The Face On The Marine .... posted Tue Apr 15 2003 11:51:55 by ADG
Toyota Claiming To Have Broken The Beetle Record posted Mon Jul 29 2002 22:54:07 by Racko