@pontifex_ln

Latin on TwitterYou’ve probably already heard that the pope’s Spanish Twitter followers have surpassed those in English. Would you believe that his followers on @pontifex_ln now outnumber those who want it in Polish, and have tied German speakers? Vatican officials were expecting 5,000 Latin followers, tops. Today they have twenty times that number.

Audio piece from NPR here.

Latin is so excellent for Twitter, so some say. What do you say?

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Todd and his family live in Ames, Iowa. He serves a Catholic parish of both Iowa State students and town residents.
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