cognizing the power of social media and the Web, the Vatican has made (relatively) recent moves to improve its Internet connections. On Thursday, Pope Francis acknowledged that power in a statement released
by the Holy See, saying that the Internet is a "gift from God."
At the same time, though, while attesting to the "glory" of the Internet, the Pope wrote about its possible dangers and risks. The statements were made as part of the "Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 48th World Communications Day," which will be June 1, 2014.
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