Further Information

Please note these resources are provided for reference only, we do not necessarily endorse all the views or content in each one.

The Australian Catholic Bishop’s Conference Social Justice Statement 2019-2020 “Making it Real: Genuine Encounter in the Digital World can be downloaded from the Office of Social Justice website. The final page provides an extensive list of footnotes with sources for further reading.

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference have published an ebook to assist those wanting to engage in the online world, entitled “Word was made Flesh & “Shared” among Us” which is available for download for free.

A resource guide for parishes and social media based on scripture: “Tweet Others as you would like to be Tweeted” by Beth Doherty.

The papal Messages for the World Day of Communications, especially from recent years are available from the Vatican website.

The New Media and the Work of Evangelisation” – A guide by Archbishop Eamon Martin

Catholic Voices, “Building a Culture of Encounter: Five Tips from Catholic Voices“.

Br Casey Cole OFM, a Franciscan Friar from the US has a unique mission of evangelisation and justice including on social media: https://breakinginthehabit.org/ .

An article on The Conversation  entitled “Digital Addiction how technology keeps us hooked” (12 June 2018)

An article on smart phone addiction and how to curb it  ‘They can’t help it’: Australians struggle with technology ‘addiction’ .

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner has information on digital safety.

The Australian Human Rights Commission Conference on Human Rights and Technology can be watched for free.

Information on the ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry is available from the website.