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Twitter Buzz About New Pope Hit 140,000 Tweets Per Minute

Twitter has a few well-known loves. Sports would top the list and is probably tied with celebrities, followed closely behind by politics and ridiculous trending topics. But you might be surprised to learn about Tweeple’s other love – religion (or at least the Pope).

And the Dalai Lama is pretty popular too.

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Pope Will Be Answering Questions From His New Twitter

There are Seven Signs of the apocalypse: We will be struck by deadly plagues, famines and earthquakes; The sky will turn dark and oceans will turn to blood; And the antichrist will emerge to fight the final battle between good and evil.

So although the Pope joining Twitter does not signal the end of days – celebrities are almost deified on it. So Pope Benedict could be preparing to do battle with the antichrist on Twitter. Would that be Lady Gaga or Justin Bieber?

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Young “Nunnabe” (Wannabe Nun) Shares Journey On Twitter

Do you know many young people entering religious vocations these days? We’re guessing you don’t.

Well, say hello to Audra. She’s a 23-year-old runner, blogger, social media special projects coordinator and a “Nunnabe” (wannabe Nun). And she’s using Twitter to both spread awareness of the vocation as well as to share her musings from her blog The Awkward Catholic where she focuses on “the awkwardness, meaning awesomeness, that is the Roman Catholic Church.”
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‘Tweet Vicar’ Striving To Make Religion Relevant to Younger Crowd

Andrew Aiden is not your typical reverend. He dresses casually, wears a headset while he preaches and encourages his congregation to tweet questions to him during sermons. Looks like the Church is becoming more tech savvy than some businesses . . .
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