Pope Francis is now on Instagram

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Pope Francis continued making inroads in the world of social media on Saturday, launching an account on Instagram.

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"I am beginning a new journey, on Instagram," Francis tweeted — a sentence whose very existence would have flummoxed the vast majority of his 265 predecessors. (Something tells us Gelasius I might have understood.)

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The Pope's account is @franciscus. Here's his first upload. No word on whether or not Francis used a filter.

A Snapchat account must surely be coming soon.

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