Tuesday, September 23, 2014   

Pope first tweets in Latin
(01-21 16:02)

Pope Benedict XVI -- a newcomer to social media -- has tweeted in Latin for the first time.
It's part of a new effort by the Vatican to revive interest in a language no longer spoken - or taught in most European schools, RTHK reports.
At one time, Roman Catholic masses were held in Latin but that was phased out over 40 years ago.

   
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