The Twitter updates written by Benedict XVI on the Pontifex account have been deleted.
The Twitter account is now titled "Sede Vacante", the Latin phrase for "the seat being vacant".
More top news
In a rallying call at the Democratic National Convention, the former US president said Hillary is 'the best darn change-maker I ever met'.
Satoshi Uematsu, 26, was sent to the Yokohama District Public Prosecutors Office in Kanagawa prefecture.
West Yorkshire Police confirmed a 32-year-old woman was taken into custody in connection with the alleged threats.