POOR OLD BENEDICT XVI. He was hardly a second out of the big chair when all (okay, his few) tweets were wiped from the @Pontifex official papal account.
It’s been like that ever since, in readiness for the new incumbent of the ‘Chief Shepherd’ title (we learned this evening that is an actual alias for the Pope).
Now that Pope Francis has been declared the winner of the papal race, @Pontifex is back in business with this Latin announcement of the same:
Welcome back, lads.