December 12, 2012. (Romereports.com) (-ONLY VIDEO-) “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.” In 140 characters or less, Benedict XVI tweeted using his new account @pontifex.
Joined by five youths from across the globe, the Pope shared his first message on the social media site, responding to one of his follower's question on faith. Any person on Twitter can send the Pope a question using the hashtag #askpontifex.
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