Monday, May 2, 2011

Vatican Blog Meeting - Live Update (2)

The first break of the Vatican blogger meeting affords an opportunity to reflect on the purpose of the meeting. Clearly, the bloggers gathered are highly motivated, and offer reflections on topics which are sometimes missed by mainstream Catholic media. All the contributors are at pains to point out that it is not the purpose of Catholic bloggers to overtake mainstream media but to enhance it. It is being brought to our attention that the primary objective of Catholic bloggers is to make the Gospel more widely available.

Some anecdotes in the questions to the panel:
'It's interesting how Catholic bloggers are often now the first port of call for information in the Catholic world!'

'We Catholic bloggers need to be careful not to be pushing our own agendas to the detriment of the Gospel!'

'Even 12 year olds are blogging.....why shouldn't we?'

1 comment:

Caroline McCamley said...

I rely on Catholic bloggers for information and news. In Ireland the secular media are not interested in many Catholic issues, and when they are, they can not trusted to be objective and accurate!