Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Holy Father gets photogenic

Pope Francis joins Instagram and gains 1.8 million followers
Pope Francis shakes hands with Kevin Systrom, co-founder and CEO of Instagram. (Photo Credit: L'Osservatore Romano/pool photo via AP)
After joining Instagram on Saturday Pope Francis has gathered more than 1.8 million followers. His first post on the account, named Franciscus, is a picture of the Pontiff praying.

The Vatican's Secretariat for Communications will manage the account. The Archdiocese of Vancouver will also be creating an Instagram account soon.

Read more about the Pope's Instagram here

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