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72 Sacred Finds

From Pope Benedict Text Messages to Armored Churches

— March 29, 2010 — Social Good
If you know anything about Catholicism, you know that Easter is not just about a six foot tall rabbit hiding sweets all over your homestead (though that is my favorite part).

In what is known as Holy Week, the Vatican, as usual, is preparing for record numbers as the Pope will deliver prayers to a crowd of thousands.

Maybe the people will receive Pope Benedict Text Messages instead seeing as how he is so tech-savvy. He must be the only religious figure with his own YouTube channel.
2.4
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
71
Web-Enabled Catholicism
Web-Enabled Catholicism
Pope Benedict Launches YouTube Channel
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70
Divine Blogging
Divine Blogging
Pope Benedict XVI Promotes Faith-Based Social Media
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69
Vatican Makes Green Updates
Vatican Makes Green Updates
Modern Day Sins Include Pollution
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68
Religion Converting Games
Religion Converting Games
‘Penitents Compete' Game Show Causes Controversy
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67
Seasoned Pontiffs
Seasoned Pontiffs
The Pope Salt 'n' Pepper Shakers are Probably the Best Invention Ever
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66
Cell Phone Holy Cards
Cell Phone Holy Cards
Mobile Santinis Offend Catholic Church
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65
First Catholic Church Opens in Qatar
First Catholic Church Opens in Qatar
Sign of the Times
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64
Hypercolor Religious Abstract
Hypercolor Religious Abstract
Wagner Pinto is an Up-And-Coming Brazilian Illustrator
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63
Religious Regressions
Religious Regressions
Catholic Church Revives Indulgences
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62
Hymn Book Becomes iPod Cover
Hymn Book Becomes iPod Cover
Worship at the Church of Apple
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61
Pope Cancels St Patricks Day
Pope Cancels St Patricks Day
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60
Church on Youtube
Church on Youtube
Community Churches Get Digital
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59
Religious Gyms
Religious Gyms
DJK Hamburg Ad Inspires Catholics to Burn the Other Cheek
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58
Holy Gadgets
Holy Gadgets
The Radio by Ewa Bochen
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57
Home-Heating Churches
Home-Heating Churches
The Uspenski Cathedral Data Center Will Keep 500 Homes Warm
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56
Bars as Churches
Bars as Churches
"Bars, Women & Fast Food" Exhibits the SoCal Social Scene
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55
Pope Copyrights All of His "Divinely Inspired" Words
Pope Copyrights All of His "Divinely Inspired" Words
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54
Religious Hair Jewelry
Religious Hair Jewelry
Wacko Maria 'Maria' Hair Band Makes Christianity Cool
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53
Religious Co-Branding
Religious Co-Branding
Catholic Mobile Phone Carrier
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52
Hugging Religions
Hugging Religions
The Lord David Prosser Buthidar Movement is Based on Kindness to All
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51
Hollywood Religion
Hollywood Religion
Grace Hill Media Markets Moral Messages
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50
Worshipping God Via Mobile Phone
Worshipping God Via Mobile Phone
SpinVox Voice-to-Text Sermons
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49
Sensual Religious Calendars
Sensual Religious Calendars
‘Tantalizing Priests 2009' is Endorsed by the Vatican
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48
Religious Childhood Geniuses
Religious Childhood Geniuses
A Young Einstein Promotes Religion for the Republic of Macedonia
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47
Crucifix Brushes
Crucifix Brushes
More Cross Shaped Home Goods For Sunday Cleaning
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46
Political Publicity Parodies
Political Publicity Parodies
Benedict vs. Obama: POPE Parodies HOPE
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45
Melbourne's Holy Pub
Melbourne's Holy Pub
Docklands Church
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44
Hip Religious Hoodies
Hip Religious Hoodies
Wacko Maria Rock & Shake Hoodies Give Religion Style
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43
YouTube Confessionals
YouTube Confessionals
SoulWow Campaign Aims to Get Catholics to Confess Their Sins
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42
Solar-Powered Vatican
Solar-Powered Vatican
Holy City Installs Rooftop PV Panels
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41
Reinterpreting Michelangelo
Reinterpreting Michelangelo
Are There Secret Codes in the Sistine Chapel?
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40
Confessional Furniture
Confessional Furniture
Indulge Your Inner Sinner With Talk-Worthy Decor
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39
Creative Open Church Promotion
Creative Open Church Promotion
Black, Female & Hip Jesus
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38
Drive-Thru Churches
Drive-Thru Churches
Chandler Christian Church in Arizona Opens 24/7 Prayer Booth
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37
Catholic Cross-Branding
Catholic Cross-Branding
Boston College Fashion at Victoria's Secret
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36
Commercializing Religion
Commercializing Religion
The Pope is for Sale (and His Bobble Head)
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35
Amored Churches
Amored Churches
Religion's Think Tank Goes Literal
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34
Church-Offending Art II
Church-Offending Art II
Homoerotic Last Supper
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33
The Pope Wears Prada
The Pope Wears Prada
Part 2
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32
Choo Choo Churches
Choo Choo Churches
Communities Put Abandoned Train Cars to Good Use
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31
Digital Religion
Digital Religion
Pope Reaches Out With Text Messages
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30
Offbeat Religious Practices
Offbeat Religious Practices
10 Peculiar Traditions Performed by Different Cultures
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29
Vibrant Papal Socks
Vibrant Papal Socks
Slip on Gammarelli Socks to be More Like the Pope
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28
Religious Icon Iron-Ons
Religious Icon Iron-Ons
The Our Lady of Guadalupe Patch Makes Anything Holy
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27
Controversial Religion Tees
Controversial Religion Tees
‘Amish Gone Wild' T-Shirt Pokes Fun at Mennonite Community
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26
Christian-Themed Bookshelves
Christian-Themed Bookshelves
The Cross-Shaped Kruis Bookcase by Casimir Meubelen
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25
Renovating Religion Part III
Renovating Religion Part III
Before and After Church to Home
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24
Scandalous Saintography
Scandalous Saintography
The Provocative Art of Mirta Kokalj
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23
Biblical Photoshoptography
Biblical Photoshoptography
Alessandro Bavari's "Sodom & Gomorrah" Reinvents Religious Tales
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22
Holy Homes
Holy Homes
Converted Church Gives New Meaning to Living in the House of God
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21
Vatican Urinals
Vatican Urinals
Holy Pee
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20
Holy Gadgets
Holy Gadgets
USB Digital Bible Keychain & More
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19
Pope-Inspired Models
Pope-Inspired Models
Pope John Paul Cited as Joanna Krupa's Inspiration
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18
Satirical Religions
Satirical Religions
Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
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17
Holy Pageants
Holy Pageants
"Miss Sister 2008" Catholic Beauty Contest
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16
Holy Sports Heroes
Holy Sports Heroes
"Jesus Is My Coach" Statues
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15
Surreal Religious Remixes
Surreal Religious Remixes
'The New Revelations' by Giancarlo Cruz is a Twist on Religion
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14
Religious Fashion
Religious Fashion
Teenage Millionaire's Jesus & Mary Line
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13
Religious Fashion Covers
Religious Fashion Covers
Dansk Magazine Gets Pious
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12
Scandalous Church Billboards
Scandalous Church Billboards
St. Matthew in the City Anglican Church Stirs Controversy With Ad
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11
Unusual Religious Iconography
Unusual Religious Iconography
10 Pieces of Subverted Jesus Artwork
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10
Culinary Church Conversions
Culinary Church Conversions
The White Rabbit Restaurant
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9
Rustic Woodland Churches
Rustic Woodland Churches
The Junquillos Chapel is a Picturesque Ecclesiastical Escape
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8
Modular Churches
Modular Churches
The Parish Complex Concept Features some Divine Design
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7
Sinful Catwalk Icons
Sinful Catwalk Icons
Ricardo Oyarzun's 'Virgin Mary' Models Rock Unholy Cleavage
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6
Sexy Ads Upset the Pope
Sexy Ads Upset the Pope
Racy Equinox Fitness Ad
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5
Sacrilegious Catwalk Icons
Sacrilegious Catwalk Icons
Ricardo Oyarzun's Virgin Mary Models Rock Unholy Cleavage
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4
Minimalist Churches
Minimalist Churches
Church of the Holy Cross Denmark
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3
Egyptian Nun Fashion
Egyptian Nun Fashion
Rick Owens S/S 2009
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2
Renovating Religion
Renovating Religion
Converted Churches as Homes
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1
Naughty Sacrilegious Editorials
Naughty Sacrilegious Editorials
‘Nun Head' Shows Another Side of Nuns in Pop Magazine
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