It has been set. On April 27, the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII would commence and in the advent of an historic event, the Vatican has announced the official hashtag.
Pope Francis as superman, flying through the air with his white cape billowing out behind him: the image graffitied by an anonymous artist onto a wall in Rome was tweeted by the Vatican on Tuesday.
Pope Francis says the Internet is a “gift from God” that facilitates communication, but warns that the obsessive desire to stay connected can actually isolate people from their friends and family.
Pope Francis welcomed news on Sunday that his Twitter account @pontifex had attracted more than 10 million followers.
Jesus Christ was the world’s first tweeter because his pronouncements were “brief and full of meaning,” Vatican cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi said Wednesday.