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It’s Time To Poke A Pope

After tells Catholics social networks like Facebook “cannot and must not take the place of direct human contact with people at every level of our lives,” but still giving his legion of followers his blessing “
“to join the network of relationships which the digital era has made possible,” Pope Benedict XVI has given the go ahead for a Facebook page for the May 1 beatification of
Pope John Paul II. For millions of Catholics it will be a chance to watch video clips of the late pope doing papal things; for a select few gays, it’ll be a chance to find a couch to crash on in Rome to, uh, celebrate.