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Twitter Gags ‘Aggressive’ Tutu Account

IOL News is reporting: The official Twitter account of the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation has been suspended for “aggressive following” behaviour,  the foundation said on Thursday. The account was suspended just hours after it was opened on Thursday, spokesman … Continue reading

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Sorry, Retweeting the Pope Won’t Get You Out of Hell

For the ‘confused’. CNN: Here were the tantalizingly weird headlines: “Follow pope online, get to heaven sooner – Facebook likes don’t count.” “Cut your time in purgatory by following pope on Twitter.” And, worst of all, from Slate: “Pope now … Continue reading

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NT Wright on Twitter

His Excellency, the (former) Lord Bishop Rt Rev Dr Prof NT Wright is Tweeting on Twitter. He is now Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies at the University of St Andrews. I noticed this video on his latest tweet: What … Continue reading

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Pope’s Twitter Success Praised as Evangelisation Breakthrough

CNA: Pope Benedict’s mass of 2.5 million followers in eight languages during his first month on Twitter has one Vatican priest calling the pontiff’s online presence “a new frontier” of evangelization. Father Paolo Padrini, a collaborator of the Pontifical Council … Continue reading

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The Custody of the Holy Land on Twitter

 Custody of the Holy Land: The website of the Custody enables one to follow the life and reality of the Holy Land, in eight languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Hebrew and Russian. From now, the Custody of the … Continue reading

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Twitter Christmas Sermons for Anglican Bishops

What’s next?! Britain’s senior Anglican bishops will be tweeting their Christmas Day sermons for the first time this year. The Archbishop of Canterbury and the archbishop-designate, as well as clergy and congregations around the UK, will be celebrating the birth … Continue reading

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CDF Now Also on Twitter

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has followed the lead of its former prefect, Pope Benedict, and joined Twitter.   Source  

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Pope Benedict XVI Tweeting

Well, almost. His Twitter page is, however, up and running here. @Pontifex There are various language options too. And yes, you can Tweet him too.  

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Are you on Twitter Yet?

Perhaps you should be? Wise are Church leaders who embrace social media and use it for the good of the Gospel. I once found myself laughing out aloud when I read a certain, err… shall we use that word and say, Church leader (?) in … Continue reading

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