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News analysis by Phil Lawler, Catholic World News, May 29, 2023

In a new document released on May 29, the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication offers an unusually thorough and insightful reflection on the “challenge of fostering peaceful, meaningful, and caring relationships on social media.”

As internet use has become more widespread and more important in daily life, Vatican officials have often commented on the dangers and the opportunities provided by the new social media. But now the Dicastery for Communications remarks that “we are living in an ecosystem shaped at its core by the experience of social sharing,” and addresses the challenges of that new reality. …

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