Here’s A Picture Of The Pope Firing Off His First Tweet From His Tablet

Pope Benedict XVI fired off his first tweet this morning

The AP has more details:

In perhaps the most drawn out Twitter launch ever, the 85-year-old Benedict pushed the button on a tablet brought to him at the end of his general audience after the equivalent of a papal drum roll by an announcer who intoned: “And now the pope will tweet!” 

Here’s The AP’s photo of the Pope tweeting:

Pope Benedict tweet

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