Pope Francis goes digital

Check out the free download // Play the video to see how this app may help re-energize the faith for American Catholics

(NECN) The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has released a new app for smartphones and tablets that aims to provide details to users about the Pope’s upcoming visit, as well as other information about the Catholic faith.

“My initial impression is this thing’s great,” said Burlington, Vermont restaurant owner Earl Handy, a Catholic. “I think it’s bringing the Catholic Church into the new millennium; into the new generation.”

The app promises to stream video, both live and on-demand, of the Pope’s stops in Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City. It also says it will provide lots of other content, both text and video, in English and Spanish.

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