(Video) Pope’s First Tweet

Within minutes of gaining his one-millionth Twitter follower, this morning Pope Benedict XVI sent the first ever papal tweet:


The Pope, who tweets as @pontifex, quickly followed with four more messages, including answers to questions sent in under the #askpontifex hashtag. The whole effort is a ringing endorsement for Catholic new media and should speak volumes to the world about the Church’s view of technology.

(HT: Rocco Palmo)