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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.