23:51 GMT23 February 2020
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    Today, the head of the Catholic Church Pope Francis started his own Instagram account under the name "franciscus."

    The page has attracted more than 114,000 subscribers within one hour.

    The information first came from the Vatican Dario Viganò who recently informed Vatican Radio about Pope's new hobby.

    Earlier, the Pope held a closed meeting with the founder of Instagram Kevin Sistrom. Sistrom gave the pontiff a photo book, which contains the most impressive images published in Instagram.

    In January, the Pope also met with the Apple CEO Tim Cook. During the meeting, he called the Internet a "God's gift" and a platform to build a healthy society.

    The Vatican already has an official Instagram page with about 80,000 subscribers. In 2012, Pope Francis also started his own Twitter account that has attracted about 8,870,000 members so far.


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