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Holy tweet! Pope Benedict XVI's first Twitter message

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Pope Benedict XVI has posted his first message on the social networking site Twitter.

The Pontiff's inaugural tweet reads: "Dear friends, I'm pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart."

The 85-year-old head of the Catholic Church has over one million followers on the site.