Go Forth and Blog

VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI has a new commandment for priests struggling to get their message across: Go forth and blog.
Extracted from AP news here.

Yay! Great news! It is good to make use of whatever medium of communications available at the moment, especially the various web social media we have now, which are growing faster and stronger everyday. We have to prepare ourselves for the generations to come, where digital communications will surely dominate the world of communication.
"The spread of multimedia communications and its rich 'menu of options' might make us think it sufficient simply to be present on the Web," but priests are "challenged to proclaim the Gospel by employing the latest generation of audiovisual resources," he said.

Yet, we have to be aware that the devil as well, has already got into the digital world; much earlier than us, and is far more digitally savvy than us mere humans. His has his tricks, traps, schemes and plans all over the digital world as well. So, we must be cautious about this, and learn to control our actions in the digital world.
The 82-year-old pope has often been wary of new media, warning about what he has called the tendency of entertainment media, in particular, to trivialize sex and promote violence, while lamenting that the endless stream of news can make people insensitive to tragedies.

All in all, let us together march into the digital world and spread the message of Love! Yay!


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