Pope Also Abandoning 1.5 Million People on Twitter

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Pope Benedict XVI will not continue to update (or have his staff update) the @Pontifex account he launched to overblown and yet still mild fanfare in December when he abdicates his office next week. His more than 1,500,000 followers were treated to 36 total tweets, zero of which were funny jokes, accidental DMs, or Vine porn.