Pope has over nine million Twitter followers
Spanish version of @Pontifex account attracts 3.6 million04 September, 10:45
It said that the Spanish one was the most popular of the nine versions of the @Pontifex account in different languages, with 3.6 million followers. Spanish is the tongue of Francis's homeland Argentina.
This was followed by the English version, with 2.92 million, then the Italian (1.053 million), the Portuguese (738,000), the French (186,000), the Latin (159,000), the German (138,000), the Polish (121,000) and the Arabic (86,000) ones. The papal Twitter account was launched nine months ago by Francis's predecessor, Benedict XVI.