VATICAN CITY (EWTN News/CNA) — The new Vatican website News.va is already making a name for itself: After only a few hours of going live, the site already had more than 3,000 “friends” on Facebook and over 36,000 people following it on Twitter.
Pope Benedict issued the first tweet June 28 (see Edward Pentin’s take here, plus video). The site went live officially June 29.
The site brings together all the Vatican’s communication outlets into one online location for the first time. The list of agencies includes Fides News Agency, the newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, the Holy See’s Press Office, the Vatican Information Service, Vatican Radio and the Vatican television service, CTV. Each will...READ MORE