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Cardinals ´Forbidden Access´ to
Twitter Accounts During Conclave

Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/17/2013 2:08:00 PM

Cardinals will not allowed to access their Twitter accounts during conclave, according to Catholic News Service. This restriction is applicable to the 9 cardinals who have Twitter accounts. In all, there are "117 red-vested princes of the church who are eligible to vote for a new pope." "[T]he College of Cardinals does include at least nine active tweeters," reports the Catholic News Service. "From the moment they enter the Sistine Chapel to cast their ballots, they will be forbidden access to their accounts along with all other forms of communication with the outside world." The pope himself recently joined Twitter

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kayjaymac, 2/17/2013 2:39:42 PM     (No. 9181782)

The cardinals can´t tweet? Sounds like something from the Onion. Interesting times we live in...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/17/2013 2:58:02 PM     (No. 9181800)

I´ve been "following" the Pope and two cardinals for the past couple of weeks, and the Vatican news.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fairplay, 2/17/2013 5:27:40 PM     (No. 9181972)

Cardinal Agostino Villani is my guess.

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