The Pope tweets from his iPad

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For the first time, His Holiness the Pope has made a Twitter footprint.

Make that a fingerprint, since he pushed click himself to send the very first Papal tweet.

Short and sweet, his message even had 23 characters to spare: "Dear Friends, I just launched News.va Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ! With my prayers and blessings, Benedictus XVI."

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