Photos: Pope Benedict resignation memes, Twitter Nation reaction
Due to concerns about his health and advanced age, Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he will resign at months end -- the first pontiff to do so since the 1400s. The news created a Pope-size explosion on Twitter, and meme makers are already busy as well. Below, see our favorite early tweets plus a collection of Benedict memes, with some about the resignation and others featuring favorite jokes we won't be hearing much a few short weeks from now. Check them out here.
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The Pope is hardly the first person to lose interest in their real job so soon after joining Twitter.— Sixth Form Poet (@sixthformpoet) February 11, 2013
breaking: pope resigns after admitting that he chewed through superdome floodlight power cable. "The blackout was because of me," said pope— jitka (@jitka) February 11, 2013
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