Benedict’s tweet on Tuesday read: “Dear Friends, I just launched News.va. Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ! With my prayers and blessings, Benedictus XVI”.
The portal for the first time aggregates information from the Vatican’s various print, online, radio and television media.
It is the latest effort by the Vatican to bring its evangelising message to a greater, internet-savvy audience and follows forays into Facebook and YouTube. (FO)