VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis marked the one-year anniversary of his election with prayer — a fitting way to celebrate — since he is on a Lenten spiritual retreat outside of Rome.
But he did take a quick break to make sure this tweet got out:
Please pray for me.—
Pope Francis (@Pontifex) March 13, 2014
…nicely similar to his very first tweet as pope:
Be sure to check out our exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how we at Catholic News Service covered the memorable day of his election by going to this slideshow here.
Here are a few images to show you want’s in store:
Still in keeping with #ThrowbackThursday, check out our video coverage from that day, too: