TITLE

Defenders of the Faith

AUTHOR(S)
KEANE, JAMES T.
PUB. DATE
November 2015
SOURCE
America;11/16/2015, Vol. 213 Issue 15, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on role of social media in public opinion and media coverage of Pope Francis' September 2015 visit to the U.S. as well as the Synod of Bishops in October 2015. Particular attention is given to how the bishops' meeting was referred to as a failure by some on the microblogging platform Twitter.
ACCESSION #
110917056

 

Related Articles

  • @Pontifex gets Twitter bragging rights.  // Our Sunday Visitor;8/11/2013, Vol. 102 Issue 15, p17 

    The article reports that His Holiness Pope Francis has become a major player in the world of social media and reportedly receives 11,116 tweets for every tweet he sends on his Spanish account and an average of 8219 retweets on his English account.

  • Photoshopped "Welcome Potato" Pope Photo Goes Viral in Mexico. Hecht, John // Hollywood Reporter;9/26/2015, p55 

    The article reports that a photoshopped photograph of Catholic Pope Francis when he visited Cuba in late September 2015 with a banner that reads "Welcome Potato" in English has become a top trending topic on Twitter in Mexico.

  • HABEMUS PAPAM @PONTIFEX.  // Catholic Digest;May2013, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p12 

    The article informs that according to the social media analytic company Topsy Labs Inc., the social networking website Twitter has been used in the papal election of Pope Francis.

  • Pope's a Twitter Hit in Latin.  // Language Magazine;Mar2014, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p16 

    The article reports on the success of the Latin-language account of Pope Francis in the social networking site Twitter with 200,000 followers since its launch in 2008 by former pontiff Benedict XVI.

  • Pope Francis Will Travel to Christian Holy Land in May. Subramanian, Courtney // Time.com;1/6/2014, p1 

    The article reports that Pope Francis will travel to locations of biblical importance in Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian territories in May 2014.

  • ALL FOR FRANCIS. FEITELBERG, ROSEMARY // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/30/2015, Vol. 210 Issue 21, p62 

    The article presents images and emotions of people who look forward to meeting Pope Francis during his visit to France.

  • Francis outlines US trip itinerary; no border visit planned. McElwee, Joshua J. // National Catholic Reporter;1/30/2015, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p3 

    The article offers information on the plans of Pope Francis for his trip to the U.S. in September 2015 according to which the Pope will visit the U.S. cities including Washington, New York, and Philadelphia and reports that he has no plans to visit places in the U.S. borders.

  • Seize the Moment!  // America;11/16/2015, Vol. 213 Issue 15, p5 

    The author comments on the increased attention given to the Catholic Church in 2015 under the leadership of Pope Francis. Particular attention is given to the publication of "Laudato Si," Francis' study on the environment, Francis' trip to the U.S., and the meeting of the Synod of Bishops on...

  • Living your faith online.  // UU World;Fall2013, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p51 

    The article offers various insights on how to use social media in religious life such as utilization Facebook and Twitter in spiritual practices.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics