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So the Vatican puts out a new app called “The Pope App”, specifically put out by the Pontificium Consilium de Communicationibus Socialibus.

What is amazing is that it doesn’t suck. In fact it is quite well done. Just from a design perspective it is clean and functional. I totally agree with Thomas L. McDonald’s review which also includes some screenshots.

It has the following sections:

  • Live – Video streaming of some live events.
  • From the Pope – Angelus, Homilies, General Audiences, etc.
  • News
  • Images
  • Video – Archived video of Papal events
  • Webcams – Yes Vatican webcams.
  • Vaticano – Links to the Pope’s Twitter feed along with other related links.

My only real critique is that for something called “The Pope App” I would think a basic biography of the Pope would be in order and maybe something about the Papacy itself. Although this is a “preaching to the choir app”, so maybe this is not necessary.

Must have for pAPPists.

  3 Responses to “The Pope App”

  1. Read about this myself earlier today. Was impressed with what it has to offer. Unfortunately, I have to wait as the app for android won’t be out for about a month. Guess I’ll have to offer the wait up as a penance.

  2. (((An app focused on the figure of His Holiness Benedict XVI. It will allow you to follow his events live and to set up alerts notifying you when papal events begin.)))

    Hey Jeff! Sinner vic wants to have his say and ya know what they say about keeping your friends close and your enemies even closer so maybe we should just sisten, I mean listen to what he has to say so what would ya say? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gXuYFih6Y8

    Never mind Victor! “I” can speak for myself and we 92% are Fed UP waiting for your so called 7% “jesus cells” to join U>S so we’re going to start our own religion and we don’t care if that little retardo cell, I mean soul of yours doesn’t want to join U>S yet and……..

    OK! OK! Sinner vic, go ahead and have your say butt please try to use “F’riendly U’sual C’hristian K’ind word while doing so if ya know what me, myself and i mean NOW?

    Agreed Victor! First of all we’re going to call this new religion, “The four corner Cross Road church” and “IT” will be run by “All “I’M” Her” viruses cells and our first priest test will be called “Gar Net” and this Net worth will also be our “Bounce Her” if ya get my drift. Every body cells that join U>S will feel at home in this place and as a matter of spiritual reality cell fact, every “ONE” will find a place to lay their hat and not “ONE” cell will be able to complain about having been frozen to death in this Hat Lay hotel if ya get my snow drift? Those who want to be come butt members must have been a cat lick in the real world for at least thirteen years of faithful service cause we only recruit the best stock hers. As a matter of fact some of our spiritual reality church cells members are at work ask we speak and there won’t be no more discrimi nation between men and wo man cause if a wo man wants to be in the front line of our church so be “IT”. Before ya stop U>S Victor, I jiust want to say that after we cells finish we’ll be a Legend in your own mind and every “ONE” will be happy to join our “League” if ya know what “I” mean?

    Give “IT” UP sinner vic, Ya know that all of our brain cells love to play Leagues of Legend and have over 1300 wins and ya can’t fool any of U>S (usual sinners) cause we know that you guys are not real gods but only a ficment of Victor’s skitso Imagination, I mean, my brain cells created every “ONE” of ya so get off the pot NOW!

    WHAT! YOU’RE A god Too Victor?

    Not until “I’M” dead sinner vic.

    GO FIGURE! :)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVq3Xy3rGxQ

    Peace

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