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Vatican office to launch Pope smartphone app
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.- The president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, announced that his office is designing a new app on Pope Benedict for smartphones.

Called “The Pope,” the new app for iPhones and iPads will be sent to Apple for approval next week, said Gustavo Entrala of the Spanish communications firm 101.  

The app will allow users to follow the Pope's speeches and homilies live and to see what is happening at the Vatican, Castelgandolfo and the pontiff's getaway spots outside Rome, thanks to a series of webcams.

It will be available free of charge at Apple's app store by the end of the year. A version for Android is also currently being designed.

Users will also be able to receive notifications about the Pope's activities and link up with various Vatican entities, such as Vatican Radio and the news site www.news.va.

Tags: Social Media, Pope Benedict XVI

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