Bishop calls on faithful to use social media for change

MANILA, Oct. 13 (PIA) – A Catholic bishop called on the faithful to use social media for change.

In the recent 4th Catholic Social Media Summit (CSMSv4), San Pablo Bishop Buenaventura Famadico said that in the age of modern technology, social media is increasingly playing a critical role in terms of fostering awareness, education, and social change.

“With more than 35 million Filipinos on Facebook alone, the potential of social media, which he described as a “gift from God,” cannot be ignored,” Famadico said.

But aside from being a tool to spread the Gospel, the bishop also urged the faithful to use social media in fighting social ills.

“When something is wrong, you need to say it’s wrong. But it’s not enough. You also need to say what is right and spread it through the means of social communication,” he added. (CBCP/RJB/JEG/PIA-NCR)

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