Monday, December 15, 2014

Pope has 300,000 followers in Latin

More people follow the Pope in Latin than in German. The Latin Profile of Pope Francis (77) has reached 300,000 followers, while the German has only 226,000, reported the Vatican newspaper" L'Osservatore Romano ".

Compared to other languages that is only a small slice of cake: In English the pontiff is followed by some 4.8 million people, in Spanish by more than 7.3 million.

The Twitter account pontifex_lt in the official language of the Catholic Church has existed for nearly two years.

Tiny interest given the size of the world's population....and the 284 million twitter users.

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