Most big-name celebrities and world leaders who have jumped on the Twitter bandwagon often use the social network to share important news with their followers.
Not the Pope.
Tweeting up a storm ... Pope Benedict XVI posts his first tweet using an iPad last year. Photo: Reuters
As of 9am Monday (AEDT), his most recent tweet was one from Sunday prior to his resignation announcement.
"We must trust in the mighty power of God's mercy. We are all sinners, but His grace transforms us and makes us new," he tweeted on Sunday.
Pope Benedict is set to stay on until February 28, so we'll likely hear more from him on Twitter before he officially leaves. For now, though, we're not impressed with his Twitter skills.
But @Pontifex's silence during this time hasn't stopped others from voicing their own comedic tweets:
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