Pope Benedict XVI clicks on a tablet to send his first twitter message during his weekly general audience on December 12, 2012 at the Paul VI hall at the Vatican. (Photo credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Benedict XVI Sends First Tweets; Quickly Reaches 1M Twitter Followers

Pope Benedict XVI sent his first tweets from his new account, blessing his online fans and urging them to listen to Christ.


Pope John Paul II waves from the gangway of his plane - Damascus, Syria - May 8, 2001 - Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Benedict XVI Approves Miracle For John Paul II

Pope Benedict XVI declared in a decree that a French nun’s recovery from Parkinson’s disease was miraculous, the last step needed for the beloved pontiff’s beatification.