Pope Benedict hit the one Million follower mark on Twitter as he send his first tweet Wednesday. His first message read: “Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart.”

- Luckily, he didn’t end it with “Lol”. 

- Later in the day, the Pontiff tweeted: “Sick of big hat. Anyone know where I can get one like Aretha Franklin’s?”

- The Pope is also “following” some other Twitterers including some Archbishops, Priests, and Lindsay Lohan.