The internet is, generally speaking, a garbage dump suffused with vitriol and poison. “But surely,” some might ask, “the one, tiny corner of Twitter devoted to Cool Pope Francis would be a respite for our bitter, blackened hearts?” To which the answer is: of course not, no.
According to a report from the Italian newswire service ANSA, Pope Francis will make his grand entrance on Instagram on Saturday, March 19th, under the handle @Franciscus. The Earth-shaking piece of intel reportedly came from Dario Viganò, Prefect for Communications, during an appearance on Vatican Radio on Tuesday.
Things you can do to get time off of Purgatory: help the poor, volunteer, and now... follow the pope on Twitter.
Internationally-recognized celestial being Pope Benedict XVI will holler at space next month, when he calls a pair of Italian astronauts aboard the International Space Station on a special Vatican hotline set up especially for holy calls from the Pope to outer space. If the Pope is really nice, he'll give the…