Posts Tagged ‘Tweet’

Benedict XVI celebrates 89th birthday

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Pope Francis has said thanks should be given for Benedict XVI on the Pope emeritus’s 89th birthday “Today is Benedict XVI’s birthday,” Francis tweeted on April 16. “Let us remember him in our prayers and thank God for giving him to the Church and the world.” Continue reading Related Posts:Benedict XVI’s secretary tests positive for Read more

Bishop Tamaki outrages with tweet about money

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Destiny Church leader Bishop Brian Tamaki has caused a stir in social media with a tweet referring to both Jesus and money. On March 23, Bishop Tamaki put out the following tweet. “Jesus spoke to a tree/fish/wind/water [a]nd other things … i spoke to a $100 bill early in my life [a]nd said ‘you [a]nd Read more

Vatican says Jesus Christ tweeted before there was Twitter

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Jesus Christ was the world’s first tweeter because his pronouncements were “brief and full of meaning”, Vatican cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi said Wednesday. Christ “used tweets before everyone else, with elementary phrases made up of fewer than 45 characters like ‘Love one another’”, said Ravasi, the Vatican’s equivalent of a culture minister. “A bit like in Read more

Papal reform appointment in tweeting trouble

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Another controversy has broken out in Italy over one of Pope Francis’s appointments — this time laywoman Francesca Immacolata Chaouqui, a member of the new papal reform commission to study the Vatican’s economic and administrative structures. The 30-year-old Catholic, of Italian-Egyptian parentage, is a communications expert employed as a management consultant by multinational Ernst & Read more

Pope’s first tweet goes viral

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Having launched his Twitter account, Pope Benedict XVI has committed himself to approving a tweeted response to three questions a day from around the world. He made his Twitter debut on December 12 to his more than a million followers. The Pope’s first tweet, just one character short of the 140 maximum, was: “Dear friends, Read more

Joseph of Nazareth tweets prior to Nativity

Friday, December 16th, 2011

In preparation for Christmas, Joseph of Nazareth is Tweeting the journey of the Holy Family. An anonymous German is using Twitter under the name of Joseph of Nazareth and providing a light-hearted commentary on the Christmas story from St Joseph’s perspective. Joseph began Tweeting on 1 December, and has already gained around 9,500 followers and Read more