Pope Benedict’s first “Tweet”

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

“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.”

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Pope Sends Out His First Tweet – New Vatican Site Launched

VATICAN CITY –  Pope Benedict XVI sent his first tweet Tuesday, typing it himself on an iPad.

The Vatican had confirmed the pope’s inaugural tweet, announcing the launch of news.va, a Vatican news and information site.

He added, “Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ! With my prayers and blessings, Benedictus XVI.”

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