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Chronology of the mainstream media’s religious ignorance
Posted By Eric Sammons On February 10, 2011 @ 7:33 am In Technology | Comments Disabled
Step 1: Confession iPhone app  released to help Catholics prepare for confession.
Step 2: Catholic media accurately reports about the app .
Step 3: Secular media picks up story and screws it up, claiming the app proposes to replace confession, with headlines like “Confess via your iPhone and be app-solved of sin ”
Step 4: Vatican reminds everyone that absolution cannot be given via an iPhone .
It sometimes makes you wonder if they are even trying…
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URLs in this post:
 Confession iPhone app: http://www.osvdailytake.com/2011/01/confession-theres-app-for-that.html
 accurately reports about the app: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/new-iphone-app-aims-to-help-catholics-go-to-confession/
 Confess via your iPhone and be app-solved of sin: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/confess-via-your-iphone-and-be-appsolved-of-sin-15079136.html
 absolution cannot be given via an iPhone: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/new-confession-app-is-no-substitution-for-the-sacrament-vatican-says/
 Vatican ba: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/8314666/Vatican-bans-iPhone-God-app.html
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