The Pope first tweet, the Pope already started tweeting and the first tweet of the Pope was a blessing. Pope tweets on 2:28 AM 12 Dec 12 using “@Pontifex”.
Below is the official tweet or the Pope first tweet using the Twitter account @Pontifex:
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.
— Benedict XVI (@Pontifex) December 12, 2012
As of this writing the Pope has already sent six more tweets and a more than one million followers. Below are the tweets of the Pope that tweeted also on the same day.
“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.”
“How can we celebrate the Year of Faith better in our daily lives?”
“By speaking with Jesus in prayer, listening to what he tells you in the Gospel, and looking for him in those in need”
“How can faith in Jesus be lived in a world without hope?”
“We can be certain that a believer is never alone. God is the solid rock upon which we build our lives and his love is always faithful”
“Any suggestions on how to be more prayerful when we are so busy with the demands of work, families and the world?”
“Offer everything you do to the Lord, ask his help in all the circumstances of daily life and remember that he is always beside you”