Pope's Latin account attracts 5,000 Twitter followers

The Pope's Latin Twitter feed shortly before 10am this morning Credit: Twitter

The Pope has attracted thousands of followers ahead of his first tweet in Latin expected later today.

Pope Benedict XVI already tweets in English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Polish and Arabic.

He has gained more than 2.5 million followers since officially launching his @Pontifex handle in December.


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