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Description is a service provided by the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, in cooperation with the media offices of the Holy See, including, Fides News Agency, L'Osservatore Romano, the Holy See Press Office, the Vatican Information Service, Vatican Radio, the Vatican Television Center (CTV) and the Internet Office of the Holy See. The purpose of is to feature on one website the latest news selected and aggregated from the Vatican media, which continue to operate their own unique websites. is an instrument of evangelization at the service of the papal ministry and is intended as a service for all.

The site also has a multimedia format, offering live-streaming of papal events, photographs from L’Osservatore Romano, audio from Vatican Radio and video footage that will also be available on the Vatican’s YouTube channel. It also links to other social communication sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.

The site is available in Italian and English, French and Portuguese.

Review Ratings what do these ratings mean?

First Evaluated: 07/02/2011; Last Updated: 07/19/2013

  1. Fidelity: Excellent
  2. Resources: Excellent
  3. Useability: Excellent


  • Fides News Agency  Resources 
  • L'Osservatore Romano  Resources 
  • Holy See Press Office  Resources 
  • Vatican Information Service  Resources 
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  • CTV  Resources 


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Website Established: 07/09/11
The Vatican
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