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The Pope sends first tweet

The Pope has officially tweeted for the first time, blessing his online followers as the figures passed over a million.

Delivering his message from a tablet computer in front of a Vatican audience, Pope Benedict XVI tweeted:

"Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter.

"Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart."

Check out the video here from the Daily Telegraph:

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