Posts Tagged ‘Digital’

Digital celebrations

Thursday, June 4th, 2020
digital celebrations

With the advent of Covid-19, Facebook and similar digital platforms seem to have become liturgical spaces. Every kind of celebration is transmitted through them: “home-made” liturgies are held, retreat houses offer online activities, spiritual assistance is offered through a computer screen and so on. The coronavirus crisis is reinforcing a trend that has been going Read more

God is not Digital

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Young people may use digital and social media, but what we ultimately desire lies far beyond it. “Digital pastoral care” as a way to meet young people where they are remains a main topic of conversation for bishops and auditors at the Synod on the Youth. Bishops are aware that young people, many of whom Read more

Dead Sea Scrolls go digital

Friday, February 21st, 2014

The Dead Sea scrolls will now be accessible for public viewing, and you don’t even need to leave your home to see them. Orchestrated under the Israel Antiques Authority (IAA) with support from Google, the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library is a free, online archive comprised of thousands of high resolution fragments. History, now, is Read more

Vatican Apostolic Library is going digital

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

The 565-year-old Vatican Apostolic Library is going digital. More than 80,000 manuscripts and 8900 incunabula (books or texts printed before 1501) will be preserved in digital format. The process, which will take nine years, has been made possible by the EMC Corporation, an international information technology company, making available 2.8 petabytes of storage. One petabyte Read more

A digital strategy for American Catholic dioceses

Friday, August 5th, 2011

For a variety of reasons, coherent approaches to life in the digital age remain elusive, especially for major, culturally significant institutions. And among America’s great institutions, the Catholic Church looms large as another arena for the reconciling of our physical and digital experiences. The American Catholic Church represents nearly a quarter of the population; some Read more