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After resigning from papacy, Pope leaves Twitter

According to Vatican Radio, Pope Benedict XVI's time on Twitter will come to a close when he ends his reign as Pope next week.

By Feb. 22, 2013

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Pope's tweets dissolved

Last week, the Vatican announced that the pope's postings to Twitter would end upon his official retirement day. His tweets have been summarily removed.

By Feb. 28, 2013

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Pope on Twitter: 187,000 followers (so far), not one tweet

Pope Benedict XVI has joined Twitter and is logging followers at a breakneck pace more than a week before he is scheduled to post his first tweet.

By Dec. 3, 2012

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Holy tweet! The pope comes to Twitter with @pontifex

The denizen of the Vatican has tweeted once before, but will now have his own username through which to share spiritual thoughts.

By Dec. 3, 2012

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The new papacy and new media

Cardinals at the conclave to choose a new pope were told to surrender their cell phones, but smartphones, tablets, and social media proved key to yesterday's big papal announcement.

By Mar. 14, 2013

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Vatican reactivates pope's @Pontifex Twitter account

The pope's Twitter handle is live again as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio steps up to lead the Catholic Church and sends his first tweet.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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Photo time capsule to last 'billions of years' in space

The Last Pictures is a disc of 100 black and white images that's set to join the orbiting junk pile overhead. Could it become humanity's final monument?

By Oct. 9, 2012

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Pope asks priests to become more Web savvy

The Vatican directs the ministry to spread the word using the latest technology and multimedia, including Web sites and blogs, in an attempt to reach younger people.

By Jan. 25, 2010

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Tweet Jesus! Pope starts tweeting on iPad

Pope Benedict XVI has started tweeting to the faithful with an iPad. Is Angry Birds next?

By Jun. 29, 2011

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Pope sends first papal tweet using an iPad, too holy to play Angry Birds

His Holiness the Pope has launched the Vatican's new website by tweeting the holiest of tweets. It was sent using an iPad, but we doubt the Pope will be doing much else with it.

By Jun. 29, 2011