Benedict XVI becomes the first Pope to get an official Twitter account: @pontifex. Within hours, he got lakhs of followers and you can now ask him a question via the hashtag #askpontifex. Pontifex is the Latin word for bridge-builder and is one of the Pope’s many titles.
Image: In this June 28, 2011 file photo, Pope Benedict XVI touches a touchpad to send a tweet for the launch of the Vatican news information portal "www.news.va", at the Vatican. The Vatican announced on December 3, 2012, that the Pope will soon start tweeting in six languages from his own personal handle (at)Pontifex.