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‘Virtual pilgrimage’ for World Youth Day

Catholic World News - July 11, 2011

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Communication Department has created a web site and Facebook page whereby “virtual pilgrims” can participate in World Youth Day, which will take place in Madrid from August 18-21.

The Facebook page allows those interested to “create their avatar, view live video feed from Madrid, follow key twitter feeds and blogs and upload photos and videos,” according to a USCCB press release.

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