(Image Source: Twitter)

BY GEORGE DUMONTIER

ANCHOR JASMINE BAILEY

You can now officially follow the Pope on Twitter with the handle @pontifex. His Holiness plans to use the account to deliver “pearls of wisdom” in 140 characters or less of course. Here’s CNN.

“Sign of the times. Pope Benedict officially launching his own Twitter account this morning. A Vatican official tells CNN the Pope will be composing the tweets himself.”

You won’t see the Pope carrying an iPad around tweeting, as he plans to let his staff push the tweet button for him, but rest assured all tweets will have the papal approval. It’s not just in English either. Computerworld said,

“...the pope can be followed in English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Polish, Arabic and French.”

 

@Pontifex already has more than 100,000 followers, though the first tweet won’t come until December 12.

 

“The Vatican said the Pope will be using a question-and-answer format for his first Twitter session, focusing on answering questions about faith in 140 characters. The Vatican has invited people to start sending in questions ahead of time for the Pope to answer.”

 

Got a question for the Pope? Use the hashtag #askpontiff and maybe you’ll get an answer on the 12th.

Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter as '@Pontifex'

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Pope Benedict XVI on Twitter as '@Pontifex'

(Image Source: Twitter)

BY GEORGE DUMONTIER

ANCHOR JASMINE BAILEY

You can now officially follow the Pope on Twitter with the handle @pontifex. His Holiness plans to use the account to deliver “pearls of wisdom” in 140 characters or less of course. Here’s CNN.

“Sign of the times. Pope Benedict officially launching his own Twitter account this morning. A Vatican official tells CNN the Pope will be composing the tweets himself.”

You won’t see the Pope carrying an iPad around tweeting, as he plans to let his staff push the tweet button for him, but rest assured all tweets will have the papal approval. It’s not just in English either. Computerworld said,

“...the pope can be followed in English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Polish, Arabic and French.”

 

@Pontifex already has more than 100,000 followers, though the first tweet won’t come until December 12.

 

“The Vatican said the Pope will be using a question-and-answer format for his first Twitter session, focusing on answering questions about faith in 140 characters. The Vatican has invited people to start sending in questions ahead of time for the Pope to answer.”

 

Got a question for the Pope? Use the hashtag #askpontiff and maybe you’ll get an answer on the 12th.

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