POPE BENEDICT XVI IS ON TWITTER – OFFICIAL TWITTER PAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI

POPE BENEDICT XVI IS ON TWITTER – OFFICIAL TWITTER PAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI

POPE BENEDICT XVI has blessed World through his first Twitter Message

Taking a bold step into the world of 21st century social media, the pontiff issued the much-anticipated first tweet from his personal account Wednesday morning (December 12, 2012 [12-12-12]), using the handle @Pontifex — meaning “bridge builder” in Latin.

He tweeted his first message as:

Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart.

Pope Benedict XVI Tweets his first message
POPE BENEDICT XVI IS ON TWITTER – OFFICIAL TWITTER PAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI VISIT twitter.com/Pontifex

Tweet messages will include Messages for special occassion, Sunday Messages and Church’s response to various matters.

He will be tweeting in English, Spanish, Italian, Arabic , Portugese, German and Polish Languages.

Pope Benedict has some previous experience at tweeting, having launched the official Vatican news site on Twitter, @news_va_en, in June 2011.

Welcome to the official Twitter page of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI

VISIT TWITTER.COM/PONTIFEX

VATICAN NEWS ON TWITTER : VISIT TWITTER.COM/NEWS_VA_EN

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