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Pope Benedict XVI announces his resignation on Feb 28, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI announces his resignation on Feb 28, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI

* Pope Benedict XVI announces his resignation from Papal throne due to declining health
* He was elected as Pope on 19 April 2005 After Pope John Paul II
* Pontiff says his ageĀ  means he lacks strength to do the duties and responsibilities
* First pope to resign in 600 years of Catholic Church History
* Vatican says Pope will resign from his duties on Feb 28, 2013
* Conclave for selection new Pope will be held of Mid of March
* New Pope is expected to be selected before Easter

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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.Continue reading