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Pope Francis waves to faithful as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday. Riccardo De Luca/AP hide caption

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Monsignor Daniel Gallagher, a Latin expert at the Vatican, says people from all walks of life are following the pope's Twitter feed in Latin. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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Parvum Opus: Followers Flock To Pope's Latin Twitter Feed

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The newly elected Pope Francis appears on the main balcony of St Peter's Basilica. His name was chosen after St. Francis of Assisi, the Vatican says. L'Osservatore Romano/Getty Images hide caption

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