Pope Francis begins his Instagram journey

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Pope Francis made his Instagram debut Saturday, and there wasn’t a #brunch, #sunset or #selfie in sight.

“Pray for me,” read the post, with the phrase in nine languages.

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Instagram founder CEO Kevin Systrom was apparently there to witness the post.

The pope announced the posting on his Twitter account, explaining the purpose behind it.

The Instagram team met with the pope in Feburary and showed him a bound book featuring 10 historic moments, like the Nepalese earthquake and the surge of Middle Eastern migrants into Europe, that were documented in images. Read more…

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