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SoulWow Campaign Aims to Get Catholics to Confess Their Sins

By: Vincent Salera - Published:   Updated: Aug 22 2011 • References: soulwow
The Catholic Church has hundreds of priests in the Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island areas ready to listen to your confessions this coming Holy Week. The Catholic Dioceses of Brooklyn and Rockville Center (with the help of the Forza Migliozzi agency) created SoulWow with a goal of filling confessional booths in Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island on Monday, April 6.

I love their infomercial-style website copy that says, “Get that almost baptized feeling!”

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Stats for YouTube Confessionals Trending: Older & Average
Traction: 4,742 clicks in 289 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: YouTube Confessionals
Related: 51 examples / 39 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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