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The voice of God on your iPhone

by Brad A. Greenberg

April 26, 2010 | 11:21 pm

This is no tech wave of the future. Faith has been available on cell phones for years. This is Church-On-The-Go 2.0:

There are now hundreds of religious-themed iPhone apps. There’s the Azan Alarm Clock, with Islamic prayer times. There’s the Buddha Buddy, allowing you “to access the wisdom of the Buddha conveniently on your iPhone.” There’s the Daily Tao, the Daily Jesus, the Daily Krishna, the Daily Kabbalah and the Daily Joan of Arc. There’s even the Mobile Atheist, with an inspirational “freethought” of the day.

What sets apart the Daily Sermonettes on Catholic Faith and Scripture with Fr. Mike Manning, besides its epic-length title, is the fact that it offers a daily video, not just text, with relatively high production values, and is being produced for the Vatican Observatory, which receives the major cut of its $5.99 fee.

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