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Pope Francis Explains Why the Internet Is a "Gift From God"

This pope has wasted no time in embracing the Internet.

A week after Jorge Mario Bergoglio was declared pope in a puff of white smoke in March, he sent out his first tweet as Pope Francis, which was retweeted 36,457 times. His account, @Pontifex, now has more than 3.5 million followers.

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This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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