First Pope from the Americas, first Pope named Francis, and now the first Pope to release an app for mobile devices. I just saw Missio mentioned on Twitter, grabbed my iPad (and iPhone) and downloaded it for free at the iTunes App Store (also available at Google Play). Read more at Little i Apps.
Launched by Pope Francis and created by the Pontifical Mission Societies, MISSIO is the perfect Catholic app for staying up-to-date on the latest Catholic news from the Vatican and around the world. With daily news reports and videos, users will find out about the latest happenings of the global Catholic Church, anywhere, anytime.
Designed for Catholics and non-Catholics alike, the app makes a wonderful companion to one’s spiritual life.
-Global launch by Pope Francis – he will personally bestow his blessing and unlock the app for worldwide use.
-Sources are FIDES, international news agency of the Pontifical Mission Societies, and the Vatican News Agency (News.va)
-Streaming video from Catholic News Service and Vatican News Agency.