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.
Have a Question on the Faith? Ask Monsignor Dave
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?
Social Media Censorship Leads To the Rise of Free-Speech App
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.
Video of Doctors Touting COVID-19 Drug Removed From Twitter
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.
Zuckerberg Confirms Facebook Blocked Pro-Life Ads
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.
CEO Zuckerberg Confirms That Facebook Blocked Pro-Life Ads in Ireland
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.