No Tweeting Allowed in the Vatican Mar06

No Tweeting Allowed in the Vatican

  In his last year as pope, Benedict XVI made several moves that appeared aimed at reshaping his legacy in the Catholic Church.  First, the Vatican hired Greg Burke, a top Fox News commentator to manage communications for the Holy See.  It also cooperated with the Catholic News Service’s expanded television coverage of the Vatican.  And, in perhaps the least important, but most covered move, a Twitter account was opened in the pontiff’s name (@Pontifex, which in Latin means both bridge and pope). But none of these moves changed the fact that the Catholic Church is woefully out of date in the digital age of instant...