TEC124: When Blessed Carlo Acuitis died in 2006 at 15, he was a Star Wars and video game fan who coded and built web sites. Dom Bettinelli, Fr. Andrew Kinstetter, and Pat Scott discuss what makes Carlo notable, and more importantly, holy. Then they discuss a big data privacy story in Catholic news this week.
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Links for this episode:
- Cause for Blessed Carlo Acuitis
- Carlo Acutis: Millennial generation has a Blessed
- Bl. Carlo’s Eucharistic miracles website
- Bl. Carlo’s Star Wars-style video
- Pillar Investigates: USCCB gen sec Burrill resigns after sexual misconduct allegations – by The Pillar – The Pillar
- Cellphone hacking, tracking cases illustrate growing loss of privacy – Catholic News Service
- Pegasus spyware used to target phones of journalists and activists, investigation finds – The Verge
- Catholic priest quits after “anonymized” data revealed alleged use of Grindr | Ars Technica
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