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Pope's Twitter Account Leaving With Him

Vatican Radio says @Pontifex clearly belongs to Benedict

(Newser) - If you'd been looking forward to keeping up with ex-Pope Benedict's exploits as a Vatican lay-about/shadow pope on his @Pontifex Twitter feed, or maybe hoping he'd hand the handle off to his successor, we've got some bad news. The much-hyped account, which has drawn 2 million... More »

Jesus Would Friend You on Facebook: Bishop

Mark Zuckerberg had a heck of an idea for missionary work, he thinks

(Newser) - Pope Benedict joining Twitter might seem quite modern of him, but Jesus Christ himself would have happily hopped on the social media bandwagon, says the head of Germany's Catholic Church, according to the Local . "He was always looking for people, and took unusual routes to do this,... More »

Pope's First Tweet: 'I Bless All of You'

Pontiff uses personal Twitter account for first time

(Newser) - As promised , @Pontifex —otherwise known as Pope Benedict XVI—started tweeting today. The pope's first tweet from his personal account was a blessing, USA Today reports. He followed that up by answering a question, one of many posed to him since his Twitter account was announced using... More »

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