Why Pope Benedict Monitors the Internet
The Industry Standard
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
First there was iBreviary, the Vatican-approved daily prayer book for Roman Catholics for the iPhone. Now, the Vatican is admitting it needs to pay better attention to the Internet in a letter released Thursday, according to the New York Times.
In the letter, Pope Benedict XVI noted that had the Vatican consulted the Internet, it might have been aware of additional information that could have prevented a recent controversy involving a Church bishop having his excommunication overturned. Afterwards, critics pounched on the news that the bishop denied the scope of the Holocaust. the rest