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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:41 AM

Pope Benedict XVI Sends First Tweet

December 12, 2012, 10:44 AM
By Taylor Umlauf

... He already has over 800,000 followers.

His tweet read “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.”

He soon after added “How can we celebrate the Year of Faith better in our daily lives?,” which he answered with “By speaking with Jesus in prayer, listening to what he tells you in the Gospel and looking for him in those in need.” ...

http://blogs.wsj.com/photojournal/2012/12/12/pope-benedict-xvi-sends-first-tweet/

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struggle4progress Dec 2012 OP
cbayer Dec 2012 #1
struggle4progress Dec 2012 #2
cbayer Dec 2012 #3
struggle4progress Dec 2012 #4
cbayer Dec 2012 #5
struggle4progress Dec 2012 #7
cbayer Dec 2012 #8
okasha Dec 2012 #9
cbayer Dec 2012 #10
muriel_volestrangler Dec 2012 #6

Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 12:33 PM

1. Oh blessed day!

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Response to cbayer (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 12:54 PM

2. Sadly, I miss all this stuff cuz I don't twitter

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 01:03 PM

3. I believe the correct term is "tweet" - you don't tweet.

Neither do I. Hell, I don't even text.

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Response to cbayer (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 01:08 PM

4. He's done a fourth time! Thank goodness for the newspapers keeping us up to speed!

Pope, in fourth-ever tweet: ours is a ‘world without hope’
Posted by Max Fisher on December 12, 2012 at 10:42 am
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2012/12/12/pope-in-fourth-ever-tweet-ours-is-a-world-without-hope/

On reading the article, I see he twitted or tooted or whatever a fifth time also!

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #4)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 01:26 PM

5. Wow! He's a fast learner.

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Response to cbayer (Reply #5)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 04:09 PM

7. No news coverage so far of his sixth twit

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #7)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 04:11 PM

8. Lol! Now he's collecting twits?

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Response to cbayer (Reply #8)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 04:18 PM

9. I think he's had several in his collection all along.

Only now he has the vocabulary to identify them.

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Response to okasha (Reply #9)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 04:25 PM

10. True that.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 03:57 PM

6. And they caught the moment on video, for posterity:

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