Pope Francis kneeling with his head bowed in prayer. The accompanying caption reads "Pray for me" and is repeated in eight other languages.
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Pope Francis gets an Instagram account

He has got a long way to go to catch up with Selena Gomez's 70 million followers but Pope Francis made a good start when he joined Instagram on Saturday.

Within an hour of signing up to the photo-sharing app he had gained 10,000 followers.

He is using the name @Franciscus, Latin for Francis.

Janey Mitchell reports.

  • 20 Mar 2016
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