Saturday, January 17, 2009

The Vatican on Youtube

Fr. Raymond Blake shares some good news for individuals who would like to watch more in the way of papal events.

The Vatican will soon have its own channel on the video sharing site YouTube where the Catholic faithful or the curious will be able to see Pope Benedict or Church events, a Vatican source said on Saturday.

The details of the accord are due to be presented next Friday at a news conference attended by Vatican officials as well as Henrique de Castro, managing director of media solutions for Google, which owns YouTube.

The initiative will involve Google, the Vatican Television Center and Vatican Radio.It will mark the Vatican's deepest plunge into new media.

The story originally appeared on Reuters today: Vatican to get own YouTube channel

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