The Vatican has published rules of conduct for nuns in social networks
The Vatican has published recommendations for nuns on the use of social networks. They are contained in the document Cor Orans (“Praying Heart”), published on the website of the Holy see.
The section of the document devoted to social networks, says that they should be used “sensibly and wisely”. Moreover, said the Vatican, a sober and prudent, not only to the substance of the consumed information, but also in terms of its quantity.
Nuns can use the social network, guided by a principle of discernment — that is, clearly knowing right from wrong is explained in the instructions.
Social media should not become “idle pastime” and way to escape from cases arising in the religious community.
In addition, instructed the papal document, the social network should not interfere with life, “is entirely devoted to thought”. The information received nuns must bring to prayer “in harmony with the heart of Christ, the document says.
Your Twitter account with nearly 18 million subscribers have with Pope Francis. In addition, the account called Vatican News leads the Secretariat for communications of the Roman Curia, the main administrative body of the Vatican.
In 1999, John Paul II declared St. Isidore of Seville patron of the Internet and computer science. Established a special order of chivalry, to preach Christian values online.