Get a text message from the Pope
- Dec 23, 2003
Mobile phone users in the UK can now subscribe to The Pope's Thought of Day, receiving a daily SMS containing thoughts, prayers and guidance, courtesy of an agreement between multimedia provider Acotel and the Holy See Press Office. The service, which was previously only available in Italy and Ireland is now available to Vodafone, O2, Orange and T-Mobile mobile phone users. To subscribe, users must send an SMS containing the words "POPE ON" to the number 61131. The Pope's Thought of the Day is then delivered to subscriber's handset at noon local time each day, seven days a week.