“There is a lot more to digitalisation of churches than having a Facebook account”
Children often helpless against smartphones
For many children, owning a smartphone is self-evident. How to deal with the device is often a hot topic in their upbringing. Educators and therapists recommend not letting children look at screens too soon.
Smartphone will change childhood; let church be involved
Social media and their technical solutions are not ethically neutral. Therefore, church denominations must get more involved in the discussion around digital ethics. That's the vision of the Norwegian researcher Leonora Bergsjø.
Harsh condemnation of German Church Award for LGBT documentary
Every year, the German Bishops' Conference awards the Catholic Media Prize. This year, it was granted to the LGBT Documentary “Wie Gott uns schuf – Coming-out in der Katholischen Kirche”. There are many critiques of the decision. "The Conference spends 5,000 euros on the Catholic Church's self-dismantling."