Posts Tagged ‘TikTok’

American exorcist started a TikTok channel to help souls navigate ‘dangerous territory’

Monday, October 31st, 2022

Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, a 71-year-old Catholic priest, started a TikTok channel last month when it came to his attention that the popular social media platform was introducing kids to something other than harmless videos of lip-syncing, viral dance challenges, and funny things caught on home security cameras. As the chief exorcist of the Archdiocese of Read more

Permanent ban means pro-choice group is back on TicTok

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Days after experiencing a “permanent ban” on TikTok, pro-choice activist group Ruth Sent Us was back on the platform. The group is advocating for demonstrations in front of Supreme Court justices’ homes. Their account was restored with no notice or explanation, a Ruth Sent Us spokesperson says. The group has been organising demonstrations following indications Read more

HippieCatholic on TikTok has 19,000 followers

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

HippieCatholic on TikTok reaches Catholics who know the pain of loving tradition and desiring some changes. She is frustrated by claims that there is only one way to be a Catholic and that that way possesses the sole grip on truth.  Read more

Speaking in tongues on charismatic TikTok

Thursday, August 5th, 2021

Pentecostal or charismatic TikTok is a thriving community of diverse Christians. Some say that the practice of speaking in tongues is not an appropriate way of praying on a digital platform. Others think it is acceptable. “Pentecostal theology is all about being led by the Holy Spirit,” said Heidi Campbell, “so the idea of the Read more

Questioning Christians find belonging on TikTok

Thursday, July 29th, 2021

“Deconstruction” may not be the flashiest clickbait search term, but the hashtag is a portal to a diverse and dynamic community on the video app TikTok. The TikTokers — known as creators — within this community come from different religious backgrounds and have different beliefs. But together, they are dissecting and rethinking the Christian theology Read more

Catholic ‘influencers’ use TikTok for community and evangelisation

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

When Amber-Rose Schneider first joined TikTok — the snappy, short-form social media app with more than 1 billion users worldwide — she wanted to see more young teenage creators like herself, who reflected her Catholic beliefs. A self-described “cradle Catholic” and graphic design student at Liberty University, Schneider, now 21, began using her TikTok as Read more