The Pope Tweets Farewell, Flees On Popecopter

Benedict peaces out on Twitter and takes to the sky. The Pope leaves the Vatican for the final time as Pope. posted on

1. Benedict’s Farewell Tweet From @Pontifex

Thank you for your love and support. May you always experience the joy that comes from putting Christ at the centre of your lives.

2. He Then Absconds In The Pontiff Chopper

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BREAKING: Pope en route to temporary residence outside Rome. PIC pic.twitter.com/LMXPuIPku8" target="_blank">http://t.co/LMXPuIPku8">pic.twitter.com/LMXPuIPku8

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Gregorio Borgia / AP
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