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Vatican Tweet Book (Twitter Resource)
cns ^ | September 17, 2013 | Carol GLATZ

Posted on 09/17/2013 2:55:34 PM PDT by NYer

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.

pontifeex@Pontifex The official Twitter page of His Holiness Pope Francis

terza loggia@TerzaLoggia The official Twitter page of the Secretariat of State.

greg burke@GregBurkeRome Senior Adviser for Communications, Secretariat of State

logo_news_va_twitter_VAT2_normal@news_va_en Vatican media: CTV, Osservatore Romano, Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Vatican Radio, Press Office, Vatican website, V.I.S. is a service provided by the Pontifical Council for Social Communications in cooperation with the media offices of the Vatican.

LOR-seal-name_normal@LOsservatoreUSA USA edition of L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, now printed by Our Sunday Visitor.

ossromano@oss_romano (Italian) L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper.

Basic RGB@Pope2YouVatican Pope2You – A social network project by the Pontifical Council for Social Communications

pccs@PCCS_VA Pontifical Council for Social Communications from the Holy See

uffliturgiche@UCEPO (Italian) The office of Papal Liturgical Ceremonies (Ufficio delle Celebrazioni Liturgiche del Sommo Pontefice)

culture council@VaticanCultura Pontifical Council for Culture’s aggregator of online updates. Not monitored.

0ravasi3_normal@CardRavasi_en President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi

year of faith@Year_of_Faith Official Twitter account of the Year of Faith of the Promotion of the New Evangelization

casinovifototwitter_normal@CasinaPioIV News from the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

vat observ@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.

funes@JoseGFunesSJ Jesuit Father Jose Funes. Director of the Vatican Observatory

broguy@specolations Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno. Astronomer at the Vatican Observatory

caritas@iamCARITAS Caritas Internationalis. The humanitarian and development organization of the Catholic Church

pontifcal foundation@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.

PontMissionsS-twitter_normal@1missionfamily The Pontifical Mission Societies have, as their primary purpose, the promotion of a universal missionary spirit

cnewa@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.

usaholysee@USinHolySee Official twitter account of the United States Embassy to the Holy See

ukholy see@UKinHolySee The official twitter account of the British Embassy to the Holy See.


On Facebook be sure to friend:

vatican radio englishVatican Radio – English Section

swiss guardThe Pontifical Swiss Guard

patronsThe Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums


And don’t forget us, your friends at Catholic News Service!

cns logo@CatholicNewsSvc and

TOPICS: Catholic; Ministry/Outreach; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: twitter; vatican

1 posted on 09/17/2013 2:55:34 PM PDT by NYer
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To: Tax-chick; GregB; Berlin_Freeper; SumProVita; narses; bboop; SevenofNine; Ronaldus Magnus; tiki; ...

For the more social media active, ping!

2 posted on 09/17/2013 2:56:17 PM PDT by NYer ( "Run from places of sin as from the plague."--St John Climacus)
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To: NYer

thanks for the resources. I tweeted the link. I’m a Protestant, but interested what my Catholic brother and sisters are saying

3 posted on 09/17/2013 3:05:08 PM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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To: NEWwoman

And vice versa.

4 posted on 09/17/2013 3:26:15 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray/Penance. Isa 5:18-21,10:1-3 "Tempus faciendi, Domine, dissipaverunt legem tuam")
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To: NEWwoman; NYer
Good for you, NEWwoman! Catholic, here. I don't twitter,or tweet, or whatever it is, but I do think we should get our Vatican news from the Vatican, not from Associated Press.

By the way, I go regularly to Christian Post ( and Baptist Press. (‎) More good sources of Christian news & views!

5 posted on 09/17/2013 3:57:03 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder." - - St. Thomas Aquinas)
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To: Mrs. Don-o; AliVeritas

thanks Mrs. Don-o & AliVeritas for the kind words.

I follow the Pope on twitter and facebook. He has good snippets of wisdom.

6 posted on 09/17/2013 9:52:24 PM PDT by NEWwoman (God Bless America)
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