Cardinals take social media vacation

Jamming devices installed inside Sistine Chapel

Published On: Mar 12 2013 11:40:16 AM EDT
The Conclave
VATICAN CITY -

Several Catholic Cardinals are on Twitter and Facebook, but they will have to wait until after the conclave to update their flock via social media.

Jamming devices were installed inside the Sistine Chapel this week to prevent any communication in our out of the chapel.

Here's a list of the Facebook pages for the top papal contenders:

Angelo Scola

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Angelo-Scola/116270538421160?fref=ts&rf=110246949027958

Odilo Pedro Scherer

https://www.facebook.com/domodiloscherer?fref=ts

Peter Erdo

https://www.facebook.com/pages/P%C3%A9ter-Erd%C5%91/103825472989310?fref=ts&rf=106577676049798

Gianfranco Ravasi

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gianfranco-Ravasi/137196282968280?fref=ts&rf=139091442786186

Peter Turkson

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Peter-Cardinal-Turkson/132896730083365?fref=ts

Timothy Dolan

https://www.facebook.com/TimothyCardinalDolan?fref=ts

Jorge Mario Bergoglio

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jorge-Bergoglio/120065791373626?rf=129740787067037

Leonardo Sandri

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Leonardo-Sandri/143807245634314?fref=ts&rf=135142436517955

Luis Antonio Tagle

https://www.facebook.com/ArchbishopTagle?fref=ts

Christoph Schoenborn

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Christoph-Sch%C3%B6nborn/138313766193633?fref=ts&rf=134456973255151

Malcolm Ranjith

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cardinal-Malcolm-Ranjith-for-Pope/346684718769936?fref=ts

Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga

https://www.facebook.com/pages/%C3%93scar-Andr%C3%A9s-Rodr%C3%ADguez-Maradiaga/106985969337612?fref=ts

Angelo Bagnasco

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Angelo-Bagnasco/142919905724252?fref=ts&rf=250295145050517

Sean Patrick O’Malley

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Se%C3%A1n-Patrick-OMalley/135930083104290?ref=ts&fref=ts&rf=135716099794620

Top Papal contenders

Published On: Mar 11 2013 11:42:46 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 13 2013 01:17:12 PM EDT
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