Politics & SocietyVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Speakers from several academic disciplines highlighted the need for the international community, governments, civil society and religious communities to address the myriad of issues surrounding machine learning.
Pope Francis is pictured at top left on a television screen as he leads a virtual meeting of his Council of Cardinals from his residence at the Domus Sanctae Marthae at the Vatican Sept. 21, 2021. (CNS photo/Dicastery for Communication)
FaithIdeas
Jim McDermott
The pope’s recent meeting of his cardinal advisors gave a fascinating glimpse into the lives of these men (and their Zoom game).
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Lucy Kidwell
The real promise of “digital discipleship” should not prevent Christians from engaging in honest conversations about the harms of technology, especially to children.
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FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
Summer is a good season to take stock of how our dependence on technology can change us. Here are seven steps for seeing your smartphone more clearly.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Firmin DeBrabander
Many are no doubt pleased with revelations that expose the hypocrisy of a Catholic priest—again. But what does this incident mean for the rest of us?
Arts & CultureIdeas
Amelia Jarecke
Turn your screen time into soul time with these Catholic prayer apps.