Vatican News Portal: Pope May Launch Church's New Website With Ceremonial Click
VATICAN CITY – The Vatican is taking a leap into the world of new media next week with the launch of a news information portal that Pope Benedict XVI himself may put online with a papal click.
Vatican officials said Saturday that Benedict has been following the development of the portal — http://www.news.va — which will for the first time aggregate information from the Vatican's various print, radio and television media in a one-stop-shop for Holy See news.
The portal is being launched Wednesday, the 60th anniversary of Benedict's ordination as a priest. Monsignor Claudio Maria Celli, who heads the Vatican office that developed the portal, said Benedict may put the site online himself with a click from the Apostolic Palace.