Pope Benedict XVI tweeted the launch of News.va, the new news website from the Vatican.

Pope Benedict XVI Tweets the Launch of News.va

The site takes a while to load from my iPhone's data connection, but I don't know if that's because (a) the site isn't using a US-based CDN (looks like I'm connecting to Amazon Web Services' western-EU servers), or (b) my iPhone has a 1.5 Mbps connection...

Here's a link to the Pope's (first?) tweet »

Pope Benedict XVI's first Tweet on Twitter

Also, it looks like they're using Silverlight or Flash for some content. But at least most of the content is plain-vanilla HTML!