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Pope to young people: Get off the Web

Speaking to 50,000 German youngsters, the pontiff suggested that kids today spend too much time on futile activities, such as the Internet and TV.

By August 6, 2014

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Cut your time in purgatory by following pope on Twitter

If you need an indulgence for your sins, follow the pontiff at Catholic World Youth Day. But your click should come from the heart.

By July 16, 2013

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'Pope Alarm' alerts pope-arazzi when smoke turns white

Not following the live Vatican smoke cam? Sign up online to get instantly notified via text or e-mail when the next pontiff is picked.

By March 12, 2013

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Vatican smoke signals: The science behind the smoke

White smoke indicates that a new pope has been chosen, while black smoke signifies no decision. But where does the color come from?

By March 12, 2013

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Pope blesses Twitter, Facebook to spread Church teachings

Pope Benedict XIV urges Catholics to go forth on social networks and multiply the church's messages of faith.

By January 24, 2013

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#askpontifex meme takes off before pope's first tweet

Questions for the pontiff range from earnest to rude and cover a wide spectrum of topics from faith to "The Cosby Show."

By December 5, 2012

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Twitter: The five biggest stories of 2012

Twitter got bigger than ever, and is now essential in daily life. When the pope tweeted, it capped a 2012 full of controversy, business battles, and helping spread crucial information.

By December 28, 2012

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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 December 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 December 3, 2012

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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 June 29, 2011