Removed Catholic Facebook Pages Have Been Restored

Update from yesterday’s post regarding the mysterious removal of 24 Catholic pages from the Facebook social network. All 24 pages have been reinstated. Why were these particular pages removed? As of 9:00 am this morning, no explanation has been issued. Thus far no apology has been given. I would really like to know what happened. Did an anti-Catholic group report these popular Catholic sites as spam? Disgruntle employee? We may never know. The wonderful news is that the removed sites are back. Evening update: Facebook has sent their official explanation for the removal of the Catholic pages. According to Facebook,…

Is Facebook Anti-Catholic? Anti-American?

Without warning, Facebook has removed Catholic pages from their social media network. According to ChurchPOP, there are at least 26 confirmed Catholic pages that have been removed.  Please read the original post from ChurchPop here. So much for Facebook’s neutrality. I get that Facebook is a private company. I get that they can kick off anyone they want. I find it extremely disturbing that Facebook is so anti-first amendment and so anti-Catholic. I hope this is just a huge misunderstanding. I hope Facebook apologizes and reinstates all the Catholic pages it removed. In the meantime, there is a new social…