After a blitz of papal messages on December 12, the day he launched his Twitter account, he seemed to have gotten busy with other things—writing encyclicals, receiving visiting heads of state and Catholic Action youth delegates, addressing the Roman Curia.
Today, though, he is speaking to us, his 1,268,292 Twitter followers. Using the new social media, he condenses Truth into 140 characters or less. His messages for the day:
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We do not possess the truth; the truth possesses us. Christ, who is the truth, takes us by the hand.
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When you deny God, you deny human dignity. Whoever defends God is defending the human person.