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 Catholic News Agency ROME — The first “selfie” of retired pontiff Benedict XVI is making the rounds on social networks.

CNS Reports Appeals court stays Texas execution over claim of mental disability AUSTIN, Texas (CNS) — An execution scheduled for May 13 in Huntsville was stayed by a federal appeals court in New Orleans two hours before Robert James Campbell was set to be put to death.

Staff Report Despite freezing temperatures and cancelled bus trips, several groups from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati noted on social media that they did, in fact, plan to make the trip to Washington D.C. for the March for Life.

Bishop Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska
By Catholic News Service LINCOLN, Neb. — Lincoln Bishop James D. Conley told Catholics in his diocese that just as he had hoped to do after his installation last November, he has traveled around the 23,800-square-mile diocese, “spending time with you and your families, getting to know you and your

I have a bit of a reputation for being a ‘social media’ priest. I post on Twitter (@FatherSchnippel) fairly frequently, and lurk through the pages of Facebook on a regular basis as well.  (Confession: I still do not get Instagram.) Recently on Twitter, I saw this tweet from Christina Mead

  By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph #CatholicCincy may soon be a trending topic on Twitter. Following in the footsteps of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati launched its official Twitter account on Wednesday, July 3.

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph On Friday, March 1, The Catholic Telegraph sent out it’s 1000th tweet. The Catholic Telegraph joined Twitter in March of 2009, sending its first tweet on March 4. The first tweet was simple; “First Tweet … hello everybody.” The @CathTelegraph account preceded the current

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Since the papacy of Pope Benedict XVI ended not in death, but abdication, the usual grieving and somber attitude of this particular period of sede vacante has been somewhat abated. Add to that a Catholic community more connected than ever through social media and

WEST CHESTER — Several members of The Catholic Telegraph staff were at the Savannah Center in West Chester, Ohio Wednesday for the Digital Church Conference: New Media, New Evangelization. More than 200 people from around the archdiocese attended. Readers could follow the CT staff on Twitter for updates from the conference