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Vatican DVDs let everyone see things even most serious tourists don't

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Some 5.5 million visitors toured the Vatican Museums last year, and the numbers continue to grow. "The popularity of Pope Francis has reverberated onto the museums," Antonio Paolucci, the museums' director, told journalists.

Now, for the first time, digital technology is taking visitors not only through the museums, but also further inside the Vatican than has ever before been possible.

Diocesan tech staffs have concerns about end of Windows XP support

On Tuesday, Microsoft discontinued support and security updates on all computers using its popular Windows XP operating system. Support also ended for Office 2003.

Various media and tech sources report that 11 to 30 percent of computers currently use the Windows XP system. A recent Washington Post article, citing Microsoft, reported that an estimated 10 percent of government computers are still using Windows XP.

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