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The Pope will stop tweeting in retirement

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Posted at 4:52 PM, Feb 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-23 16:52:59-05

(CNN) – A holy change on Twitter. There will be no more tweets from the Pope.

Pope Benedict’s official Twitter account, @Pontifex, will be closed February 28th, according to Vatican Radio.

The pontiff will likely send out his last Tweet on Feb. 27, the day before he leaves the Vatican.

More than 2 million people follow Pope Benedict on Twitter.