Pope Francis, a former hedge fund manager, has used the internet to spread his message of the power of social media to spread the Gospel.
In his first speech to the U.S. Congress, Francis spoke about the power and importance of the internet in spreading the message of love and peace.
“This is a new, exciting era in human communication,” Francis said.
“I am not talking about the new technologies or the new ways of communication that have been invented, but about the technology of communication, the communication of love.”
Francis’ speech, which took place during the United Nations General Assembly in New York, was a first for a pope, and he also delivered the commencement address at his hometown Catholic high school.
The pontiff addressed concerns of a rising population of Americans who are increasingly fed up with the lack of social networking sites and social media platforms that are accessible to them, especially online.
In particular, he highlighted how Americans often use their phones as a way to circumvent government restrictions and censorship.
The Pope said he wants to make the internet more accessible to the world’s poor.
“Today, the world is increasingly connected, the web is more powerful than ever, and our freedom to communicate is threatened,” he said.
“We need to help the world communicate and reach out to the people around the world.
The internet is a way for the poor to connect to others and the world, and the Pope wants to use it to build bridges of friendship, to reach out and help those in need.”
To the young and the old, to the poor and the rich, to those in the shadows and those who are in the center of the universe, I invite you to join us in this great work of building bridges of love,” he added.
The Vatican is currently under fire from some of its critics for using the Internet to spread a message of social justice.
The pope said he was also concerned about the rise in social media, and that he was “a believer in the power to communicate” that he saw in Pope Benedict XVI.
Francis, who made headlines for his controversial address to Congress on Wednesday, also addressed the growing threat of climate change.
He said he believes “climate change is real, and its causes are real, its solutions are real and its time to take action.”
The Pope also warned that social media was a place where terrorists are “hiding in plain sight” and that there are “many places where terrorists may be hiding” in the United States.
In a section on the Pope’s call for a “social media dialogue,” Francis called on social media users to “speak truth to power” and to “disrupt hate.”
The pope also said that he had heard of a growing number of American politicians who have been “barking” and “shouting” on the Internet and in the media about “the threat” of climate chaos.
In an email to the Associated Press, Francis said he does not “expect these people to become angry with me,” but added that he hopes the world would use the Internet “to reach out with love.”
In a Facebook post, the pope called on Americans to “share the message” and encouraged people to join in the conversation.”
If you can, speak out.””
If you’re able to find a voice, help others find one.
If you can, speak out.”