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Phoenix Couple’s Trip to Rome Goes Viral
Family, friends and fallen-away Catholics evangelized through social media
You might have followed along on Facebook or Twitter while Aaron and Christine Accurso traveled to Rome for the canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II; in case you missed it, check out this month’s issue of The Catholic Sun!
Aaron surprised Christine with this canonization pilgrimage for her birthday. The couple has a great devotion to St. John Paul II, and spent their time in Rome praying for you! Thanks to the broad reach of social media, the Accursos were able to share photos and prayer throughout their trip, catching the interest of Catholics, non-Catholics, and lapsed-Catholics alike.
Read more via The Catholic Sun!

Phoenix Couple’s Trip to Rome Goes Viral

Family, friends and fallen-away Catholics evangelized through social media

You might have followed along on Facebook or Twitter while Aaron and Christine Accurso traveled to Rome for the canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II; in case you missed it, check out this month’s issue of The Catholic Sun!

Aaron surprised Christine with this canonization pilgrimage for her birthday. The couple has a great devotion to St. John Paul II, and spent their time in Rome praying for you! Thanks to the broad reach of social media, the Accursos were able to share photos and prayer throughout their trip, catching the interest of Catholics, non-Catholics, and lapsed-Catholics alike.

Read more via The Catholic Sun!

With @Pontifex, pope reaches out to new kind of followers

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — To celebrate the launch of his new Twitter account, Pope Benedict XVI will tweet the answers to a handful of questions from his followers.

The pope’s rare question-and-answer exchange on the social media site shows the church doesn’t just want to teach the truth, but also to listen to others, said Archbishop Claudio Celli, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications.

The archbishop and other Vatican officials spoke at a news conference Dec. 3 to reveal the pope’s new Twitter account @Pontifex.

Are you following the Holy Father on Twitter?