On 13 March 2013, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires became Pope Francis I. Not surprisingly Latin American Leaders were among the first to react to the news of the first non European Pontifex. We have captured the reactions of […]
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The 8 March is International Women’s Day. On this occasion we created a Twitter list with the 30 female presidents, prime ministers, foreign ministers and heads of international organisations on Twitter (http://bur.sn/iuvDC) and captured their reactions to #IWD2013 in a Storify summary embedded below. […]
On 5 March 2013 Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez passed away after a long struggle with cancer. Political leaders, notably from Latin America expressed their condolences on Twitter which we captured in a Storify summary embedded below.[&amp;lt;a href=”//storify.com/Twiplomacy/latin-amercian-leaders-mourn-the-passing-of-hugo-c” target=”_blank”&amp;gt;View the story “Leaders mourn the passing […]
Pope Benedict XVI had barely left the Vatican for his temporary residence at Castel Gandolfo on February 28 when, as is tradition, his private apartments were sealed and his Twitter account @Pontifex deactivated. The account was renamed to “Sede Vacante” (vacant seat), the […]
On 11 February 2013 Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation from the Papacy. The surprise move was widely commented by heads of state and government on Twitter which we have collected in a Storify summary embedded below. [&amp;lt;a href=”//storify.com/Twiplomacy/world-leaders-react-to-papal-resignation” target=”_blank”&amp;gt;View the story […]