The obligatory “Pope joins Twitter” post

posted at 1:51 pm on December 3, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

Who else could have followers in six figures nine days before his first tweet?  For anyone else, that would take a miracle; heck, I feel blessed to have a little over 29,200. As of 11 am this morning, Pope Benedict XVI’s Twitter feed @Pontifex had over 117,000, which puts him well below Duane Patterson, but the Pope has a lot more upside.  CBS reports that the leader of the Catholic Church will begin using Twitter to communicate his message and answer questions about the faith on December 12:

Pope Benedict XVI will start tweeting in six languages from his own personal handle @Pontifex on Dec. 12.

The Vatican said Monday the pope will be using a question and answer format in his first Tweet, focusing on answering questions about faith — in 140 characters.

The pope sent his first tweet last year from a Vatican account to launch the Holy See’s news information portal. The Vatican’s communications adviser Greg Burke told a press conference that the handle @Pontifex was chosen for the pope’s personal account because it not only means pope in Latin, but also bridge-builder, suggesting unity. How often will the pope tweet? Burke said, “as often as he wants.”

Honestly, I’m not sure why this is such a big story.  Doesn’t everyone have a Twitter account these days — especially leaders in politics, faith, and business?  Many don’t bother to engage, but use their accounts as a unidirectional broadcast medium for promotion, but some do, and do so in a positive spirit.

The positive spirit seemed singularly lacking this morning, however, as Twitchy reported.  Chuck Todd noted that the vitriol got directed not just to the Pope but also those who noted the story, even dispassionately:

Lori Ziganto then provides a little taste of what followed.  Welcome to Twitter, indeed.  That response had some Catholics on edge, too, as Ben Howe found out when he joked about “infallible tweets,” which gave me a chuckle, but apparently not everyone agreed:

Why has the Pope decided to engage on Twitter?  First, the move hardly comes as a surprise.  The Catholic Church has not exactly been shy about using technology to spread the faith; their shortwave radio station has been in operation since 1931, although the Vatican was much slower to embrace television.  The Vatican website has been indispensable for Catholics around the world for many years now, with all of the official documents of faith available in several languages.

This also comes as the Vatican moves forward with its Year of Faith.  They have increased outreach to bloggers, although I have not been part of that effort.  Elizabeth Scalia has, however, and reported in May 2011 at Patheos on the effort to both broaden contacts and get bloggers to broaden their own perspectives:

In a sense the church is as wide and deep as the Internet, but wisely constrained by the boundaries of 2000 years of well-wrought reason, and the Truth of Christ, which overcomes all of our illusions and pretenses.

Understanding that, bloggers and social media entrepreneurs have a duty to avoid the sort of narrowness of thought that is endemic to the echo chamber; we are fortunate to have a pope who has proved himself, in his book-length interviews with Peter Seewald and elsewhere, to be willing to put any idea throughout the wringer of Catholic analysis, because he is confident that a thorough discussion, rooted on the truth of Christ, will always lead us to the ends of Catholic orthodoxy, and so Pope Benedict is fearless and open, and in Christ’s truth, we can afford to be, too!

We do nothing to speed glory to the Body of Christ if we are selective toward whom we will and will not reach out.

We have no business fostering factions and enemies among ourselves, and I say this while admitting fully to my own failings.

Let’s face it, when the ego is ignited and the passions are galloping, we all too easily ignore our own better angels, and sacrifice charity for the satisfaction of a what we consider to be a well-deserved jab at some poor misguided “other” blogger.

Need I say, I go to confession a lot more frequently since I have been blogging. Bless me father, for I have sinned…it’s that damned editor at Commonweal, again…

And so it is a true gift, and a very wise thing for our hosts today to act on the urgings of the Holy Father in developing a relationship with bloggers.

In June of this year, I also wrote about the danger of pigeonholing Catholics and Catholicism in the context of politics:

In fact, try reading the position papers at the USCCB website to see how some liberal Catholics might rightly ask how Catholics can be conservatives, especially on immigration policyhealth care, the death penalty, economic justice and safety-net spending, and so on.  However, a thorough reading of these positions offers lessons to Catholics across the political spectrum.  The bishops do not make these doctrinal positions, but instead offer their considered (and very nuanced) approach to these issues that relate to the church’s social-justice mission, with plenty of acknowledgment of well-intentioned disagreement on how best to achieve success in these and many other areas.  That is why bishops and pastors wisely treat these subjects with a great deal of respect for diversity of opinion in the parishes themselves, and rarely if ever lecture on these positions from the pulpit or insinuate that disagreement separates parishioners from the church or Eucharist.

Catholic conservatives sometimes feel as though we are sometimes scorned for our approach, though, because Republicans and conservatives rarely offer a coherent philosophy on how best to deal with the very real social problems in our communities, other than insisting that more government won’t solve them.  I was glad to see Paul Ryan discussing subsidiarity in his defense of his budget proposal, as many conservative Catholics see the overwhelming entitlement growth as a threat to personal and institutional action — perhaps less so than the HHS mandate, but the mandate itself springs from that accumulation of power to entitlement-program bureaucracies that conservatives within and outside of the faith see as dangerous.  Few conservatives in American politics offer that kind of coherent approach, though, and to Catholics who rightly see the pain and suffering of the poor and infirm as a priority, that makes the Democratic Party look legitimately like a better option.

Right now, the excesses of the Obama administration on the HHS mandate, abortion, and perhaps even gay marriage make it less urgent for conservatives to address these shortcomings.  However, if Republicans and conservatives want to win more converts from Catholic ranks, they will have to find ways to address the social-justice priorities of these voters without spitting at the term or ignoring it altogether.  And perhaps there is some value in having committed Catholics, firm in their opposition to abortion, remain within the Democratic Party to pull that organization away from the culture of death and back to its historical position as a representative of traditional working-class values.  That would be an honorable mission indeed for Christians of all denominations, if perhaps a nearly impossible one, at least in the present time.  In the meantime, we Catholics across the political spectrum need to acknowledge and respect the viewpoints of our fellow parishioners as we try to fulfill our mission in the best way we see to succeed.

The overarching mission of Catholics everywhere is salvation and everlasting life, not the next election or the one after that. This doesn’t mean we can’t be engaged in politics — we certainly must be — but it does mean we have to put that in context of our true mission of salvation.   The Pope is joining Twitter to pursue that mission in the world as we find it, as we are all called to do.  There will be those who refuse to listen and/or cast aspersions, but there will be those who listen, too.  I for one am glad to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to Twitter, and look forward to his engagement with people around the world.


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Twitchy has the 411 on the hate pouring forth for the Catholic faith from the lunatic left in this country.

WordsMatter on December 3, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Cheapening the faith by this tawdry move into social media trivia.

profitsbeard on December 3, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Does God have a Twitter page? His prayer line is always full. :)

faraway on December 3, 2012 at 1:58 PM

The obligatory “Pope joins Twitter” post

Ok, so the pope can tweet now, but would he L.I.B (Let it burn) Burn baby Burn…? Does the pope even write his own tweets? Are the popes tweet’s written by the popes aids?

SWalker on December 3, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Oh, and does the pope tweet in Latin?

SWalker on December 3, 2012 at 2:02 PM

Twitchy has the 411 on the hate pouring forth for the Catholic faith from the lunatic left in this country.

WordsMatter on December 3, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Wonder how long it will take before they’re so sickened by the attacks that they shut it down.

Dee2008 on December 3, 2012 at 2:07 PM

Oh, and does the pope tweet in Latin?

SWalker on December 3, 2012 at 2:02 PM

Not yet, apparently. The Vatican set up Twitter accounts for the Pope in eight languages, but Latin isn’t one of them. https://twitter.com/Pontifex/following

J.S.K. on December 3, 2012 at 2:09 PM

Wonder how long it will take before they’re so sickened by the attacks that they shut it down.

Dee2008 on December 3, 2012 at 2:07 PM

for the sake of comedy, I hope they take very long to shut it down, lol!

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 2:09 PM

Wonder how long it will take before they’re so sickened by the attacks that they shut it down.

Dee2008 on December 3, 2012 at 2:07 PM

It looks like some lefty haters are going to tweet and re-tweet about pedophilia 24/7 when it comes to the Pope’s twitter address. I give it two weeks max before it’s shut down.

WordsMatter on December 3, 2012 at 2:10 PM

Oh, and does the pope tweet in Latin?

SWalker on December 3, 2012 at 2:02 PM

if he tweeted in aramaic, it would also be cool.

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 2:10 PM

It looks like some lefty haters are going to tweet and re-tweet about pedophilia 24/7 when it comes to the Pope’s twitter address. I give it two weeks max before it’s shut down.

WordsMatter on December 3, 2012 at 2:10 PM

the church well deserves such attacks…

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 2:12 PM

awwwwwwwright.

The Book of Twitter, Chapter 1, verse 1.

PappyD61 on December 3, 2012 at 2:20 PM

the church well deserves such attacks…

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Of course, as Christians, we can never dish out enough punishment to the Catholic Church for wrongdoing. They must be punished until the end of time.

WordsMatter on December 3, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Doesn’t everyone have a Twitter account these days

Not me. No faceboob account either.

rbj on December 3, 2012 at 2:22 PM

Of course, as Christians, we can never dish out enough punishment to the Catholic Church for wrongdoing. They must be punished until the end of time.

WordsMatter on December 3, 2012 at 2:21 PM

I don’t think nathor is a Christian.

unclesmrgol on December 3, 2012 at 2:23 PM

“Nancy Pelosi: you are excommunicated. #abortion”

Khun Joe on December 3, 2012 at 2:23 PM

I don’t think nathor is a Christian.

unclesmrgol on December 3, 2012 at 2:23 PM

Precisely.

WordsMatter on December 3, 2012 at 2:24 PM

The overarching mission of Catholics everywhere is salvation and everlasting life, not the next election or the one after that. This doesn’t mean we can’t be engaged in politics — we certainly must be — but it does mean we have to put that in context of our true mission of salvation.

Yeah, well American Catholics voted overwhelmingly for the rat-eared wonder I guess in support of free contraception and despite attacks on religious institutions. It says all that needs to be said about the state of the Catholic church in the United States. Just as corrupt as any institution. There is no way that anybody truly concerned about salvation cannot be called a hypocrite if they voted for the rat-eared wonder and his attack on religion.

Happy Nomad on December 3, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Cheapening the faith by this tawdry move into social media trivia.

profitsbeard on December 3, 2012 at 1:55 PM

I don’t know…. Can you confess in 140 characters or less?

Happy Nomad on December 3, 2012 at 2:26 PM

I would not underestimate His Holiness. Back when he was merely Cardinal Josef Ratzinger, he was the head of the department that was the successor to the Inquisition. Relax, no torture involved this century–he was mostly concerned with heresies like liberation theology and its cancerous cousins. The old fellow is likely very handy with a good LART

Sekhmet on December 3, 2012 at 2:35 PM

the church well deserves such attacks…

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 2:12 PM

.
Feel the love and tolerence..
.
So what? Should we burn down every Catholic School, raze all the Catholic Hospitals, expel all the students from Catholic Universities?
Will that make you happy?
Will that finally give meaning to your life?
Will that extinguish the burning bitterness that is your heart?

LincolntheHun on December 3, 2012 at 2:41 PM

It’s all gone down hill ever since they ditched Latin…

EnglishRogue on December 3, 2012 at 2:41 PM

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Ah, yes. Our resident anti-Catholic troll reemerges.

PatriotGal2257 on December 3, 2012 at 2:44 PM

The psychopathology of the nathor mind…

WordsMatter on December 3, 2012 at 2:50 PM

…tuck the tweets!

KOOLAID2 on December 3, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Yeah, well American Catholics voted overwhelmingly for the rat-eared wonder I guess in support of free contraception and despite attacks on religious institutions. It says all that needs to be said about the state of the Catholic church in the United States. Just as corrupt as any institution. There is no way that anybody truly concerned about salvation cannot be called a hypocrite if they voted for the rat-eared wonder and his attack on religion.

Happy Nomad on December 3, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Obama won the “Catholic” vote 50-48, hardly overwhelming. While I understand your concerns, I don’t think it has anything to do with the state of the Catholic church or corruption. It has more to do with “cradle Catholics” who fell away from the Church years ago, but who still, when asked by pollsters, claim to be Catholic because they were born Catholic. I have many people in my own extended family who were baptized as Catholics but haven’t seen the inside of a church in decades, but they’ll tell you in a heartbeat that they’re Catholic. And yes, they vote Democrat.

Trafalgar on December 3, 2012 at 3:04 PM

the church well deserves such attacks…

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Blame the liberals who infected the Church for pedophilia.

I’m sure that it kills you that the Church will continue to stand long after you’re gone.

Now, go submit to a muslim whose religion institutionalized pedophilia.

http://weaselzippers.us/2011/07/22/top-saudi-cleric-issues-fatwa-defending-pedophilia-as-marriage-says-girls-can-be-married-while-they-are-in-the-cradle/

Top Saudi Cleric Issues Fatwa Defending Pedophilia As Marriage, Says Girls Can Be Married While “They Are In The Cradle”…

Kyle_Reese on December 3, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Dibs on “@PopeRatzo”

mojo on December 3, 2012 at 3:06 PM

It has more to do with “cradle Catholics” who fell away from the Church years ago, but who still, when asked by pollsters, claim to be Catholic because they were born Catholic.

Trafalgar on December 3, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Same with Hispanics, who vote tribal allegence over their faith.

Blame the liberals who infected the Church for pedophilia.

Kyle_Reese on December 3, 2012 at 3:05 PM

The Church shares some blame, by the enormous error of allowing homosexuals to become priests.

Rebar on December 3, 2012 at 3:15 PM

Feel the love and tolerence..
.
So what? Should we burn down every Catholic School, raze all the Catholic Hospitals, expel all the students from Catholic Universities?
Will that make you happy?
Will that finally give meaning to your life?
Will that extinguish the burning bitterness that is your heart?

LincolntheHun on December 3, 2012 at 2:41 PM

they gave more value to the “good name” of the church that to earthly justice for the victims of the crimes. I am happy if they just be continuously humiliated on this,they deserve it.

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 3:21 PM

The Church shares some blame, by the enormous error of allowing homosexuals to become priests.

Rebar on December 3, 2012 at 3:15 PM

what about forcing adult men to abstain from sex and then having them taking care of childreen?

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 3:23 PM

Obama won the “Catholic” vote 50-48, hardly overwhelming. While I understand your concerns, I don’t think it has anything to do with the state of the Catholic church or corruption. It has more to do with “cradle Catholics” who fell away from the Church years ago, but who still, when asked by pollsters, claim to be Catholic because they were born Catholic. I have many people in my own extended family who were baptized as Catholics but haven’t seen the inside of a church in decades, but they’ll tell you in a heartbeat that they’re Catholic. And yes, they vote Democrat.

Trafalgar on December 3, 2012 at 3:04 PM

more than half my family is that kind of catholics… i just say i am atheist..

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 3:25 PM

what about forcing adult men to abstain from sex and then having them taking care of childreen?

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 3:23 PM

What rubbish.

No one forces you to become a priest, and the job requirements are common knowledge. More: it’s not slavery – if you can’t hack it you can quit at any time.

Homosexuals become priests because of the access to boys, plain and simple.

Rebar on December 3, 2012 at 3:26 PM

What rubbish.

No one forces you to become a priest, and the job requirements are common knowledge. More: it’s not slavery – if you can’t hack it you can quit at any time.

Homosexuals become priests because of the access to boys, plain and simple.

Rebar on December 3, 2012 at 3:26 PM

no one forces priests to be priests, but demand abstinence from grown men is just a vary hard hurdle and if you put these troubled men next to childreen, unhealthy tentations develop…

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 3:50 PM

no one forces priests to be priests, but demand abstinence from grown men is just a vary hard hurdle and if you put these troubled men next to childreen, unhealthy tentations develop…

nathor on December 3, 2012 at 3:50 PM

As I stated, a priest can quit at any time. Priests also had full access to – whodathunkit – adults, if their “tentations” became unbearable.

Homosexuals become priests specifically to gain access to boys, especially troubled boys. It was an enormous mistake for the Church to allow anyone with homosexual impulses to become priests or any other job with access to boys.

Rebar on December 3, 2012 at 3:58 PM

I for one am glad to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to Twitter, and look forward to his engagement with people around the world.

#Anticipation

Schadenfreude on December 3, 2012 at 4:09 PM

Doesn’t everyone have a Twitter account these days

Not me. No faceboob account either.

rbj on December 3, 2012 at 2:22 PM

No, thank God.

Schadenfreude on December 3, 2012 at 4:11 PM

Is the Pope really going to tweet? I mean, really going to actually, hands-on tweet?

This is like a corporate PR or marketing dept. Twitter account meant for promotional purposes, I suspect.

I don’t think the Pope himself is going to interact with anyone on Twitter, nor do I think the Pope himself is going to actually be doing the tweeting.

Personally, I don’t think this is a good idea. The Catholic blogosphere is already a pretty ugly business. The Pope should rise above. I’m no longer Catholic, but I think this definitely cheapens the brand (since they chose to go down the “brand” route with Twitter).

That the Church and various Catholic entities and persona are “brands” to begin with is pretty much everything Christ would hate.

Also, if the Pope is going to join Twitter (or, more likely, if the Vatican marketing/PR dept. is going to use Twitter), then he (or the Vatican) can’t complain when the twits on Twitter act like, well, the twits on Twitter.

Carolina21 on December 3, 2012 at 4:15 PM

I don’t understand why he’d do this. He’s in for a rude (and crude) awakening. I’ve seen a sampling of the vile and hateful comments God’s living creatures have already made to him and they’re just getting started! At he won’t be hearing from one jacka$$…Chris Brown deleted his account!

scalleywag on December 3, 2012 at 4:25 PM

Homosexuals become priests specifically to gain access to boys, especially troubled boys. It was an enormous mistake for the Church to allow anyone with homosexual impulses to become priests or any other job with access to boys.

Well, girls were molested, too. So it wasn’t just homosexual predators. Also, some pedophiles don’t really care if their victims are boys or girls. They target young children of either sex. Those who prefer near-pubescent or pubescent minors may have a specific attraction to one sex or the other.

The priesthood attracted pedophiles because of the proximity to children the priesthood would give them — much like coaching, teaching, scouting. Ephebophiles and hebephiles with homosexual tendancies probably sought out the priesthood because they’d be in all-male communities that spent a great deal of time teaching and coaching at boys’ prep schools, hence the greater number of homosexual abusers in the priesthood. Plus, I think there’s something to the notion that communities without women around are dangerous for children — women — at least those of us who are mothers — just have a sixth sense about these things. There are lots of things about the priesthood and the communities in which priests live and work that make them very attractive to those who seek to harm young people.

Carolina21 on December 3, 2012 at 4:27 PM

The Church shares some blame, by the enormous error of allowing homosexuals to become priests.

Rebar on December 3, 2012 at 3:15 PM

I’ll agree.

Is the Pope really going to tweet? I mean, really going to actually, hands-on tweet?

This is like a corporate PR or marketing dept. Twitter account meant for promotional purposes, I suspect.

I don’t think the Pope himself is going to interact with anyone on Twitter, nor do I think the Pope himself is going to actually be doing the tweeting.

Personally, I don’t think this is a good idea. The Catholic blogosphere is already a pretty ugly business. The Pope should rise above. I’m no longer Catholic, but I think this definitely cheapens the brand (since they chose to go down the “brand” route with Twitter).

That the Church and various Catholic entities and persona are “brands” to begin with is pretty much everything Christ would hate.

Also, if the Pope is going to join Twitter (or, more likely, if the Vatican marketing/PR dept. is going to use Twitter), then he (or the Vatican) can’t complain when the twits on Twitter act like, well, the twits on Twitter.

Carolina21 on December 3, 2012 at 4:15 PM

The Pope will sign off on whatever is tweeted from his personal accounts.

The Church has always been attacked, whether on twitter, in the press, or whatever.

You’re very close to saying that the Church shouldn’t participate in society (or at least, what is considered the liberals’s domain–social media). But if the Church does, it deserves, i.e., can’t complain, when it’s attacked.

Re: branding. Why do you think that the Church or the Pope will be tarnished by using social media, specifically, twitter? The Pope can spread the message of salvation and gets to control the message sent (instead of liberals trying to control the Church’s message or reputation).

I just checked @Pontifex, who has 233,504 followers already.

Kyle_Reese on December 3, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Pontifex @Pontifex
@BenHowe LOL ur goin 2 hell #Heathen #Dumbass #Putz

Chickyraptor on December 3, 2012 at 5:16 PM

Re: branding. Why do you think that the Church or the Pope will be tarnished by using social media, specifically, twitter? The Pope can spread the message of salvation and gets to control the message sent (instead of liberals trying to control the Church’s message or reputation).

Who was it said FB, Twitter and Blogger were the Holy Trinity of narcissism? :~)

What will happen with Twitter is what has happened with the other two members of that unholy trinity. The Pope’s Twitter feed will become yet another echo chamber. For all that the twits are being their usual charming selves towards this news, the Catholics responding are being their usually ugly-minded and equally hateful selves in their responses.

One of the main reasons I’m no longer Catholic is because of the Catholic blogosphere. The pettiness and meanness and schoolyard bullying that goes on among these supposed “good” Catholics was pretty much the final nail in the coffin as far as my relationship with the Catholic Church goes.

This Twitter thing is bound to end the same way, with the Vatican probably putting out news items and so forth, but the usual suspects on either “side” using the feed as an excuse to snipe away at each other.

I seriously wonder if the internet and all the nastiness that comes with it is not truly the “abomination that causes all desolation”, lol!

I dunno. I have a Twitter account that I haven’t seen in over a year, and that I used to use mostly to follow my favorite food trucks and craft breweries, shallow beer-guzzlin’, rib-eatin’ thing that I am. Which is pretty much all it’s good for. Only now there’s one website here that aggregates all the greasy and hoppy goodness in one place, so I haven’t bothered with it in ages. So good luck to him, I guess, but I doubt it will end well.

Carolina21 on December 3, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Chickyraptor on December 3, 2012 at 5:16 PM

Haha — actually, I take back what I said about the Pope Twitter account not ending well. It will provide us with hours and hours of pure comedy gold. Which, I guess is a good thing. It’s always good when you can make people smile. :~)

Carolina21 on December 3, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Why not? The devil has thousands of Twitter accounts.

faraway on December 3, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Who was it said FB, Twitter and Blogger were the Holy Trinity of narcissism? :~)

What will happen with Twitter is what has happened with the other two members of that unholy trinity. The Pope’s Twitter feed will become yet another echo chamber. For all that the twits are being their usual charming selves towards this news, the Catholics responding are being their usually ugly-minded and equally hateful selves in their responses.

One of the main reasons I’m no longer Catholic is because of the Catholic blogosphere. The pettiness and meanness and schoolyard bullying that goes on among these supposed “good” Catholics was pretty much the final nail in the coffin as far as my relationship with the Catholic Church goes.

This Twitter thing is bound to end the same way, with the Vatican probably putting out news items and so forth, but the usual suspects on either “side” using the feed as an excuse to snipe away at each other.

I seriously wonder if the internet and all the nastiness that comes with it is not truly the “abomination that causes all desolation”, lol!

I dunno. I have a Twitter account that I haven’t seen in over a year, and that I used to use mostly to follow my favorite food trucks and craft breweries, shallow beer-guzzlin’, rib-eatin’ thing that I am. Which is pretty much all it’s good for. Only now there’s one website here that aggregates all the greasy and hoppy goodness in one place, so I haven’t bothered with it in ages. So good luck to him, I guess, but I doubt it will end well.

Carolina21 on December 3, 2012 at 6:40 PM

You left Catholicism because you didn’t like the faux Catholics or something. The Church is the Church of Last Resort. Everybody is welcome, which includes their faults. You want to reject it because of its flawed people.

The Church has always used developing media.

There’s nothing wrong with social media if it can be used correctly. Twitter wars are stupid. But The Pope’s first tweet is December 12, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. I think that the Pope will be very serious about what he tweets.

Twitter can be more than tweeting coupons about greasy pizza. Conservatives use twitter. #tcot If it can be used to criticize liberals, so much the better.

I’m sure that it’ll be another way to attack the Church. But the Church has always stood, and it will continue to survive. Even now, when there’s talk about the Church having to go underground.

Kyle_Reese on December 4, 2012 at 11:34 PM