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.”

Sede Vacante

Today, a new pope was chosen, and the account has been reactivated:

Pontifex

No tweets yet so far, but followers are hoping that we will hear from @Pontifex soon.

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Update:

The first tweet:

https://twitter.com/Pontifex/status/311922995633455104

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(Editor’s note: The @Pontifex account was updated, rather