The Vatican has warned that people obsessed with modern technology, such internet and mobile phones risked, are risking losing their souls. The spokesperson for Pope Benedict XVI, Father Federico Lombardi revealed that the obsession is taking people away from spirituality. "In the age of the cell phone and the internet it is probably more difficult than before to protect silence and to nourish the interior dimension of life," the Telegraph quoted Father Lombardi as telling Vatican television show Octavia Dies. "It is difficult but necessary. There is an interior and spiritual dimension of life that must be guarded and nourished. If it is not, it can become barren to the point of drying up and, indeed, dying. "Today, this is a very grave threat, and it is the most irreparable misfortune," he added. Last month, Pope Benedict XVI had said that the current global financial crisis was proof that the pursuit of money and success is pointless, and that wealth meant nothing.Source: ANISPH << Eye Divergence Triples Mental Illness Risk In Kids Well Behaved Kids are the Result of Expert Fathers and Teac... >> Recommended Reading Internet Can Trigger Anxiety Among Users: Study Playing doctor on the Web often leads people to mistakenly believe that they are suffering from rare illnesses, according to a study by researchers at Microsoft. READ MORE Software That can Turn Cellphones into Traffic Trackers Developed! A software that can turn cell phones into traffic trackers has been developed and commuting within the city may no longer involve long traffic jams. READ MORE Latest Malady Afflicting Internet Geeks - 'Discomgoogolation' Feeling stressed over not being able to access the Internet? Well, then you suffer from a disorder - 'discomgoogolation'. READ MORE A New Clinical Disorder – IAD- Established: China Drafts Diagnosis Manual Feeling irritated because you can't access the Internet? Well, may be it's time to seek medical help as Internet addiction is now considered a clinical disorder rather than a bad habit, READ MORE Meditation: Just For The Mind? We meditate to calm the mind and perceive inner self through spirituality. On the other hand, we also meditate to relieve stress and ease other lifestyle disorders. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Calculate Ideal Weight for Infants A-Z Drug Brands in India Pregnancy Confirmation Calculator More News on: Meditation: Just For The Mind?