Papal Twitter account updated as new Pope chosen

The papal Twitter account has just changedback from "Sede Vacante" (Vacant) to "Pontifex" (Pontiff). There has been no tweets sent from the account yet.

The Papal Twitter account has been updated. Credit: Twitter/Pontifex


Argentine cardinal is new pope

Argentine archbishop Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.