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'God doesn't show Himself in power but in babe's weakness'

Pope Twitter account above 11 mn

02 January, 15:02
'God doesn't show Himself in power but in babe's weakness' (ANSA) - Vatican City, January 2 - God does not reveal himself in power but in a newborn baby's weakness, Pope Francis tweeted Thursday.

"God does not reveal himself in force or power but in the weakness and fragility of a newborn," Francis said on his Twitter account, which passed the 11-million-followers mark on Friday.

The version of the @Pontifex account in Spanish, the mother-tongue of the Argentine pontiff, had 4,415,526 followers on Friday morning, the Vatican said.

The next most-popular version of the account in nine different languages was the English one, with 3,441.090 followers.

Next was the Italian one (1,388,536 followers), after which came the Portuguese (909,450), French (224,069), Latin (195,523), German (163,179), Polish (158,764) and Arabic (103,920) versions.

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