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Vatican launches news 'app' for smartphones

CWN - May 20, 2013

The Vatican has introduced a ‘app’ for smartphones, providing a free news feed.

The new app, called Missio, provides news headlines from Fides, the news service sponsored by the Congregation for Evangelization, and from the Vatican news site: News.va. Officially launched by Pope Francis on May 17, the service is available for iPhone and Android platforms, in English, Italian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Chinese, and Arabic.

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