Podcast: Will ChatGPT change the Catholic Church? Should it?
Left: Pietro Zander of the office in charge of construction matters related to St. Peter's Basilica shows Pope Francis something on a tablet computer as the pope visits the necropolis below the main basilica at the Vatican (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters) (April 1, 2013) Right: A robot equipped with artificial intelligence is seen at the AI Xperience Center in Brussels Feb. 19, 2020. (OSV News photo/Yves Herman, Reuters)
This week, Jesuitical is joined by Sam Sawyer, S.J., the new editor in chief of America Media to talk about:
- How Sam went from working as a software developer to joining the Jesuits
- The Catholic Church’s approach to technology, and what A.I. and ChatGPT have in store for it
- His latest essay in America: “Catholicism, authentic communion and the way out of our polarization trap”
And during Signs of the Times, Ashley and Zac discuss the following news stories:
- Pope Francis has given women the right to vote at the synod for the first time in history
- Pope Francis losing his blue verification checkmark on Twitter
- Two events in Catholic-Anglican relations: A gift from Pope Francis to King Charles III and a “breakdown in communication” between a visiting Anglican group in Rome and the Basilica of St. John Lateran
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“Catholicism, authentic communion and the way out of our polarization trap”
Does ChatGPT have a soul? A conversation on Catholic ethics and A.I.
Pope Francis gives relics of the True Cross to King Charles III for his coronation
Over 50 Anglicans celebrate liturgy at Pope Francis’ cathedral after “breakdown in communication”
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