The Church and Internet

By | May 3rd, 2016|Magisterium, Resources|

Along with the development of various media technologies the Church takes a fundamentally positive approach to the media. Even when condemning serious abuses of media, the Church considers that “a merely censorious attitude on the part of the Church...is neither sufficient nor appropriate”. The modern media of social communication are cultural factors that play a [...]

Ethics in Internet

By | May 3rd, 2016|Magisterium, Resources|

The Internet is the latest and in many respects most powerful in a line of media—telegraph, telephone, radio, television—that for many people have progressively eliminated time and space as obstacles to communication during the last century and a half. It has enormous consequences for individuals, nations, and the world. In this document the Pontifical Council [...]