March 12, 2011
Wash. Post: Friend the pope? John Paul II gets Facebook page
by Nicole Winfield
The Associated Press
VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican will unveil the latest installment in its social media transformation next week - a Facebook page dedicated to the upcoming beatification of Pope John Paul II, officials said.
The site, which will link to video highlights of John Paul's 27-year papacy, is designed to promote the May 1 beatification. But it may well continue beyond given the global and enduring interest in the late pontiff, Vatican officials told The Associated Press.
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