Pope Benedict XVI will be launching a new Vatican portal tomorrow (29 June), offering an exclusive, multimedia presentation of all the other communications websites of the Holy See. The portal, to be found at www.news.va includes the best of the Vatican Radio site, the latest news from the newspaper, líOsservatore Romano, from the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, from VIS (the Vaticanís Information Service) and from the Fides missionary news agency.

Available initially in English and Italian, the new site uses some of the latest digital technology to offer audio and video streaming, plus high quality images and a twitter feed providing instant news headlines to smart phones and other mobile devices.

June 28th, 2011 - 9:56 UTC
by A.Sennitt
(Source: Vatican Radio)