Catholicism

  • Vatican embraces social networking, text messaging for Il Papa

    For World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia, the Vatican is going high tech. It will be setting up a social networking site much like a Catholic Facebook where people can sign up to get prayers online and text messages from the Pope. Wait, I can get a text message from the Pope!? I’m not even Catholic but that sounds so awesome! Think he’ll use texting shorthand? Like for the… Read More

  • iRosary: Worship the Bishop of Rome and Rock Out to Groovy Tunes

    Celebrate your love for God and music with the iRosary, a concept by Tino Dobra. The iRosary combines a rosary’s beads—here, just one bead that acts as a cord length regulator—and a crucifix with the iPod’s earbud cords. So now you can jog in the park or pump serious iron with the Good Lord watching your back. There’s also a mode that helps users learn prayers. Read More