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Catholic Innovation Through E-Rosary: Between Fascination and Disapproval

Author(s): Qemal Affagnon

Citation: Qemal Affagnon, (2021) "Catholic Innovation Through E-Rosary: Between Fascination and Disapproval," Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, Vol. 16, Iss. 2, pp. 100-105

Article Type: Research paper

Publisher: North American Business Press


The aim of this study is to show that digital technology now lies at the heart of the evangelizing mission of the Catholic Church. In view of the profound changes brought by the rise of digital communication technologies, the Vatican justifies this goal through a desire to reach believers in the remotest areas of the world. While at first glance this strategy gives the Catholic Church a modern image, the current research work brings it closer to the importance the Church attaches to global health interventions. Given the healthcare system failure in some African countries, this article which is based on Foucault's concerns about surveillance foresees a form of paternalism capable of fostering a mode of governance that subtly promotes the influence of individual behaviour.