Catholic Officials on Edge After Reports of Priests Using Grindr

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Source: Liam Stack
Affiliation: The New York Times

This article describes the reports of Catholic clergy using the hookup app Grindr by the conservative Catholic blog The Pillar. Editors of The Pillar were able to use cell phone data to demonstrate that prominent Catholic priests were using Grindr. The article discusses the mysterious way The Pillar obtained this cell phone data and linked the data to individual priests, Grindr's response to the situation, and the impact on the Catholic Church.

Keywords: Computer Science , Privacy , Tech Ethics