When Pope Benedict XVI stepped down, the name of the official papal Twitter account was changed to “Sede Vacante,” which is Latin for “the seat being vacant.”
Today, a new pope was chosen, and the account has been reactivated:
No tweets yet so far, but followers are hoping that we will hear from @Pontifex soon.
The first tweet:
(Editor’s note: The @Pontifex account was updated, rather
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