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@Pontifex Tuesday Project: Week 2

I suggested a project using Twitter HERE.  Let’s create a “stack” of tweets during the day.  Concentrate your effort on a day and single theme instead of various scatterings over days when they might not be noticed.
Here is the first collective tweet … Continue reading

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@Pontifex Tuesday Project: Week 1

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I suggested a project using Twitter HERE.  Let’s create a “stack” of tweets during the day.  Concentrate your effort on a day and single theme instead of various scatterings over days when they might not be … Continue reading

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A suggested Twitter project for @Pontifex

Now that the initial furor around the Holy Father’s Twitter account has died down a little, I want to pass along a suggestion made by a reader who left me a constructive voicemail.
We could designate a day to post prayerful, … Continue reading

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An interesting claim about the followers of @pontifex

From Vatican Insider comes this …. color me skeptical.
Benedict XVI has almost 2 million followers on Twitter. “The Pope has grasped the full potential of this social network. Facebook’s too personal”
VATICAN INSIDER STAFF
ROME
“Someone had to show the Pope where to … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Whither Papal Tweets?

What I really want to know:
In which section of the Acta Apostolicae Sedis are the Holy Father’s tweets going to be published?
Which theological note will they be assigned?

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Pipiavit @Pontifex – FOLLOW UP and POLL

The Pope sent his first tweet.

UPDATE 12/12/12 22:36 GMT:
The Pope has something around 1.5 million followers across his various language oriented accounts.  English is the leader with close to a million.  The number is going up by 10k each time … Continue reading

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Are Christ’s mission and Holy Church well-served by “me-tooism”?

My friend Fr. Tim Finigan, His Hermeueticalness, has written with a touch of irony about the recent launch of the Holy Father’s Twitter account, @pontifex.
Among Father’s observations is an amusing bit about how the Holy See’s explanatory announcement of this Twitter thing, … Continue reading

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@Pontifex

The Holy Father’s new Twitter account is up and running: @Pontifex
He has not tweeted anything yet, at the time of this writing.

From VIS:

The Pope’s presence on Twitter is a concrete expression of his conviction that the Church must be present … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Collect for Thursday, 2nd Week of Easter

A reader sent a note about today’s Collect, Thursday in the 2nd Week of Easter, in the Ordinary Form.
Here is the Latin:
Deus, qui salute mundi sacrificum paschale effecisti,
propitiare supplicationibus populi tui,
ut interpellans pro nobis Christus Pontifix noster,
nos per id quod … Continue reading

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