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First Tweet: Watch Pope Benedict XVI Lose His Twitter Virginity

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By HVnews on December 12, 2012

It’s official: Pope Benedict XVI sent out his first tweet on Wednesday.

The @pontifex account will be maintained in English, but in an effort to be inclusive, there are seven other accounts — @pontifex_de (German), @pontifex_es (Spanish), @pontifex_pt (Portuguese), @pontifex_pl (Polish), @pontifex_il (Italian), @pontifex_fr (French), and @pontifex_ar (Arabic). The Pope tweeted the same messages from each of those accounts.

(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Watch the Pope send out his first tweet in this video (from an iPad, if you had a bet) — swing and a miss, but still, healthy applause:

Here’s what the Pope’s feed looks like so far, with the inclusion of additional messages following that initial tweet.

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