November 14, 2012
Commandments for Bloggers
Terry Mattingly, On Religion
Popes rarely produce viral sound bites, but legions of Catholic bloggers continue to pass around a quote from Pope Benedict XVI in which he openly blessed the passion that drives them to their keyboards.
“Without fear we must set sail on the digital sea facing into the deep with the same passion that has governed the ship of the Church for 2000 years,” he said, in a 2010 Vatican address easily found at YouTube. The goal is to live in the “digital world with a believer’s heart, helping to give a soul to the Internet’s incessant flow of communication.”