VATICAN CITY — Are you a Vatican junkie? Don’t have enough feeds streaming into your Tweetdeck or on Facebook?
Well, today’s your lucky day as we’ve combed through our “little black book” of Vatican VIPs and compiled a few of them for you. Most are in English, some multi-language so follow where your linguistic abilities allow.
@Pontifex The official Twitter page of His Holiness Pope Francis
@TerzaLoggia The official Twitter page of the Secretariat of State.@GregBurkeRome Senior Adviser for Communications, Secretariat of State
@news_va_en Vatican media: CTV, Osservatore Romano, Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Vatican Radio, Press Office, Vatican website, V.I.S.
@newsva_en News.va is a service provided by the Pontifical Council for Social Communications in cooperation with the media offices of the Vatican.
@LOsservatoreUSA USA edition of L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, now printed by Our Sunday Visitor.
@oss_romano (Italian) L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper.
@Pope2YouVatican Pope2You – A social network project by the Pontifical Council for Social Communications
@PCCS_VA Pontifical Council for Social Communications from the Holy See
@UCEPO (Italian) The office of Papal Liturgical Ceremonies (Ufficio delle Celebrazioni Liturgiche del Sommo Pontefice)
@VaticanCultura Pontifical Council for Culture’s aggregator of online updates. Not monitored.
@CardRavasi_en President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi
@Year_of_Faith Official Twitter account of the Year of Faith of the Promotion of the New Evangelization
@CasinaPioIV News from the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences
@VaticanObserv The Vatican Observatory is the astronomical observatory of the Vatican City State. Founded in 1891, our history goes back to the Gregorian Calendar of 1582.
@JoseGFunesSJ Jesuit Father Jose Funes. Director of the Vatican Observatory
@specolations Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno. Astronomer at the Vatican Observatory
@iamCARITAS Caritas Internationalis. The humanitarian and development organization of the Catholic Church caritas.org
@acn_intl_org Aid to the Church in Need is a Pontifical Foundation: Our Mission is to Help Persecuted and Oppressed Christians Worldwide with Prayer, Information and Action.
@1missionfamily The Pontifical Mission Societies have, as their primary purpose, the promotion of a universal missionary spirit
@CNEWA Catholic Near East Welfare Association is a papal agency for humanitarian and pastoral support for the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe.
@USinHolySee Official twitter account of the United States Embassy to the Holy See
@UKinHolySee The official twitter account of the British Embassy to the Holy See.
On Facebook be sure to friend:
Vatican Radio – English Section https://www.facebook.com/VaticanRadioEnglish
The Pontifical Swiss Guard https://www.facebook.com/gsp1506
The Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Patrons-of-the-Arts-in-the-Vatican-Museums/131874896849296
And don’t forget us, your friends at Catholic News Service!
@CatholicNewsSvc and https://www.facebook.com/CatholicNewsService