Pope Benedict XVI Sends First Tweet

English account of Catholic leader has almost a million Twitter followers.
0:25 | 12/12/12

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Pope Benedict the sixteenth has reached a major technological milestone he's just hit one million followers on Twitter and he's just sent his first tweet today. The pontiff's first high tech message quote. Dear friends I'm pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter thank you for your generous response I bless all of you from my heart. The Pope is actually tweeting an eight different languages simultaneously.

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