Pope Benedict XVI: The Uses of the Internet

The Uses of the Internet

The Internet, because of its ability to overcome distances and put people in contact with each other, presents great opportunities for the church and its mission. These are the words of the Pope, speaking to the Congregation for Catholic Education, and referring to the draft of the document on the Internet and seminary formation. With the necessary discretion for its intelligent and prudent use, the Internet may be of help, not only for studies, but also for the pastoral work of future priests in the various fields within the church. In this sector, also, it is of extreme importance to be able to count on adequately trained people to give formation. In the speech, Benedict XVI focused ...