Pope Francis on an official visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Pope Francis on an official visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

He says he doesn’t watch much television and doesn’t know how to use a computer. But 78-year-old Pope Francis — aka @Pontifex — is a rock star on Twitter. By virtue of his tens of millions of followers and huge numbers of re-tweets, the pope is said to be the most influential Twitter user in the world. We explore how he uses this social media tool to signal his vision for the church, and what he thinks about how we all use technology.

Guests

  • Chad Pecknold Professor of Theology, Catholic University of America
  • Michael O'Loughlin Author of "The Tweetable Pope: A Spiritual Revolution in 140 Characters" (Harper One, 2015); National reporter The Boston Globe's Crux website

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