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Latest News Wires Pope Benedict XVI, now with one million followers, launches first Tweet (+video)

The Pontiff greeted his new digital flock on Wednesday with a blessing.

By Nicole WinfieldAssociated Press / December 12, 2012

Gregorio Borgia/AP

Pope Benedict XVI hit the 1 million Twitter follower mark on Wednesday as he sent his first tweet from his new account, blessing his online fans and urging them to listen to Christ.