Thursday, June 12, 2008
Watch Out Facebook, Here Comes Something Catholic
"The archbishop of Sydney launched the first-ever online social networking site developed especially for a World Youth Day, and he's looking for friends. Based on other popular social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace, the Sydney World Youth Day organizers developed Xt3.com, which stands for Christ in the Third Millennium.
Cardinal George Pell, along with Bishop Anthony Fisher, coordinator of the Sydney World Youth Day, launched the site today at the Telstra Experience Centre with 100 young people. He invited them all to "come online and become one of my friends."
Xt3.com is the exclusive online social network for World Youth Day Sydney 2008, and will connect pilgrims with each other before, during and after the event."
Read the full article at Zenit.