Monday, August 31, 2015   

Pope first tweets in Latin
(01-21 16:02)

Pope Benedict XVI -- a newcomer to social media -- has tweeted in Latin for the first time.
It's part of a new effort by the Vatican to revive interest in a language no longer spoken - or taught in most European schools, RTHK reports.
At one time, Roman Catholic masses were held in Latin but that was phased out over 40 years ago.

   
Other World breaking news:
(MTV awards) Honor roll (2 hrs 28 mins ago)
Cops seek Thai woman over bombing (2 hrs 32 mins ago)
(MTV awards) Taylor Swift, the video star (2 hrs 40 mins ago)
Thai cops say bomb components found (08-31 12:43)
Rally denounces Malaysia’s ‘king of donations’ (08-31 12:10)
Protesters give it their best shot against Malaysia’s Najib (08-31 12:05)
‘Scream’ director Craven dies (08-31 11:58)
Political storm gathers force in Malaysia (08-31 11:49)
Philippine evangelists end Manila protest (08-31 11:46)
(MTV awards) Miley Cyrus plays not the cover girl role (08-31 11:36)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.