The leader of the Catholic church – Pope Francis, joined Instagram today @franciscus. He already has 422,000 followers.
He shared on Twitter that he’s joining to walk people along the path of God.
I am beginning a new journey, on Instagram, to walk with you along the path of mercy and the tenderness of God.
— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) March 19, 2016
The 79 year old’s first post is a photo of him kneeling, and he captioned it Pray for Me in 9 languages including German, Arabic, Italian & English.