Since Jan. 22, Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen parish was unable to “live-stream” its daily Mass on Facebook. The broadcast resumed on Feb. 3., although Facebook had not yet explained why the daily service had been blocked, or how to keep that from happening again.
Msgr. David Cassato wears many hats, including pastor of St. Athanasius Church, chaplain for the New York Police Department, and vicar for Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn. How about a new title — The Dear Abby of the Catholic Church?
Disgruntled conservatives, claiming they were targeted while liberals could tweet freely, are flocking to “Parler” — that’s French for “talk.” This new platform claims to be an unbiased home for social networking that honors free speech. Conservative politicians, pundits, and other users tout it as a powerful alternative to longtime platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.
As COVID-19 continues to strike hundreds of thousands of Americans, there are disputes within the medical community on how to treat the drug and whether one particular drug is a cure for the virus.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has come under fire after he publicly confirmed that the social media behemoth banned pro-life advertisements during Ireland’s abortion referendum in 2018 — a vote that led to the legalization of abortion in the traditionally Catholic country.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that the social media giant blocked Americans from posting ads supporting the right to life in Ireland during the election cycle before Ireland’s referendum last year that made abortion legal in that country.