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Pope Benedict XVI’s last tweet

Pope Benedict XVI. AFP FILE PHOTO

A final tweet from the first pope to have his own Twitter account, (at)Pontifex, sent shortly before his departure from the Vatican: “Thank you for your love and support. May you always experience the joy that comes from putting Christ at the centre of your lives.”

Posted: March 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Pope to quit Twitter after stepping down—Vatican Radio

This April 24, 2005, file photo shows Vatican master of Ceremonies Archbishop Piero Marini, not pictured, adjusting the skullcap of Pope Benedict XVI during his installation Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.  Netizens expressed their shock and sadness as news broke Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, that Pope Benedict XVI would resign by the end of February, topping the list of trending topics almost immediately. AP PHOTO/PIER PAOLO CITO

The pope’s official Twitter account, which has more than two million followers in nine languages, will close next week when Benedict XVI leaves office, Vatican Radio said Friday.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Pope joins tweeting masses with @Pontifex handle

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Benedict XVI, the pope known for his hefty volumes of theology and lengthy encyclicals, is now trying brevity — spreading the faith through his own Twitter account.

Posted: December 5th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

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