Pope, as @Pontifex, Sends First Tweet, Blessing Followers

Today with a hesitant tap on an iPad at his weekly public audience in the Vatican, Pope Benedict XVI, using the handle @pontifex , sent out the first tweet from his official personal account to his followers -- close to a million of them in English alone -- on Twitter. His first tweet in English: "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." The tweet, which was sent at 2:00 a.m. ET, has been...Full Story
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