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Pope Benedict XVI Sends First Personal Tweet

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ROME, VATICAN - DECEMBER 12: Pope Benedict XVI clicks on a tablet to send his first twitter message at the end of his weekly general audience on December 12, 2012 at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican. He sent his first Twitter message from a digital tablet using the handle @pontifex, blessing his hundreds of thousands of new Internet followers. He posted: '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.' (Photo by 2430/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
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ROME, VATICAN - DECEMBER 12: Pope Benedict XVI clicks on a tablet to send his first twitter message at the end of his weekly general audience on December 12, 2012 at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican. He sent his first Twitter message from a digital tablet using the handle @pontifex, blessing his hundreds of thousands of new Internet followers. He posted: '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.' (Photo by 2430/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
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