‘Jesus was world’s first tweeter’

Posted: September 26, 2013 in General

Tweet(It is a great encouragement for those who make use of the Internet facilities in their maximum. Reposted from ‘The Times of India’, Pune edition, 26 September 2013, p. 9).

[Jesus Christ was the world’s first tweeter because his pronouncements were “brief and full of meaning”, Vatican cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi said on Wednesday (25th September 2013). Christ “used tweets before everyone else, with elementary phrases made up of fewer than 45 characters like ‘Love one another’,” said Ravasi, the Vatican’s equivalent of a culture minister. “A bit like in television today, he delivered a message through a story or a symbol,” Ravasi said at a conference with Italy’s leading newspaper edition. The cardinal emphasized the importance of clergy making full use of modern day computer technology. “If a cleric, a pastor is not interested in communication, they are defying their duty,” he said. The Vatican has stepped up its presence on the Internet in recent years.]

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