A Web Space Where Religion and Social Networking Meet

Posted by Kendall Harmon

From the NY Times:

Caitlin Todd enjoys making friends on social networking Web sites, but is turned off by content that she believes is inappropriate on a number of popular pages.

So Caitlin, 16, meets people only on Christian social sites like http://www.hisholyspace.com and http://www.xianz.com, where profanity is prohibited, prayer is urged and content is strictly monitored.

“I use Xianz because it is a place that I can come to and have fellowship with friends. Sharing God’s word and helping others," Caitlin wrote in an e-mail message. “Xianz is like a big church!”

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