With Easter nearly upon us and our thoughts turning towards higher things – God in Heaven, the resurrection of Christ, those little chocolatey bunnies – we thought it was time for us to have a look for God in the app store.
What apps will make you a better Catholic? A better Muslim?
The findings were plentiful and varied: not only are there simple copies of the Bible, Torah, Koran and friends but there are ones that actually utilise the specific functions of the iPhone and iPad. Take for instance the Halal restaurant finder or the compass app that points you in the right direction of Jerusalem for Jewish prayer. Handy! Here are out favourite picks of the bunch. Warning: some more reverent than others…
Click through our gallery to be enlightened, and to find out what the Hallelujah Button is..
Confession: A Roman Catholic App
Price: $1.99 on iTunes ‘Confession’, is an app to help you track your sins between visits to the priest. As the first known iphone/ipad app to receive an imprimatur, ‘a right to print’, from a bishop, this is a must-have for any conscientious catholic penitent.