Zróżnicowanie Kościoła rzymskokatolickiego w Polsce. Analiza sieciowa katolickich stron na Facebooku

Słowa kluczowe: social network analysis, relational data, Facebook, Roman Catholic Church in Poland, internal pluralism


Social Network Analysis was used in the paper to study the internal pluralism of the Roman Catholic Church in Poland. Internal pluralism is understood as the diversity of religious communities, groups, movements and types, trends, patterns of religiosity within one denomination. The data from Facebook were used as research material. Facebook is considered as the most popular and in many ways prevailing social medium. Catholic Facebook pages have been treated as nodes and the reciprocal (or unreciprocated) relations of “likes” as the arcs (edges). The paper aims to answer the question about the picture of the Church, that builds up from the relational data