L’Osservatore Romano’s new website
VATICAN CITY – The Vatican’s semi-official newspaper has launched a new website on April 19, marking the anniversary of Benedict XVI’s election in 2005.
In addition to the daily Italian edition, L’Osservatore Romano’s weekly editions in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish and Portuguese, as well as its monthly edition, can be accessed at http://www.osservatoreromano.va/portal/dt?locale=en
Subscriptions to the weekly/monthly editions are already available, according to ZENIT news agency. The daily edition will be available for free until Aug 31, with subscriptions beginning on Sept 1.
L’Osservatore Romano has been publishing since 1861; the first issue had four pages. Pope Leo XIII in 1885 made it an organ of information for the Holy See.