Archbishop Cordileone: Social Media Being Weaponized Against Religious Freedom

The archbishop of San Francisco has warned of the use of social media to promote a “new kind of fundamentalism” hostile to religious freedom in an Aug. 12 op-ed.

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, together with Jim Daly, the president of the Christian group Focus on the Family, authored an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal on Thursday on “Social Media’s Threat to Religious Freedom.”

They warned that current efforts to promote a liberalization of sexual mores are using social media in a coercive manner, not a tolerant manner.

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