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Vatican City: Taking care of the ill and the weak will bring Catholics close to Jesus Christ, Pope Francis said on Thursday.

“The one who helps the sick and needy touches the flesh of Christ, alive and present in our midst,” he wrote on his Twitter account.

In a tweet a day earlier, Francis urged the Catholic Church to be “ever more attentive and caring” towards the weak in society.

Francis now has over 22 million followers on his @Pontifex account, published in nine languages, il Sismografo website reported.

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Twitter Will Add Special Labels to Political Candidates in US

Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections.

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Twitter says it’s adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year’s midterm elections.

Twitter says the move is to provide users with “authentic information” and prevent spoofed and fake accounts from fooling users. The labels will include what office a person is running for and where. The labels will appear on retweets as well as tweets off of Twitter, such as when they are embedded in a news story.

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Twitter, along with Facebook and other social media companies, has been under heavy scrutiny for allowing their platforms to be misused by malicious actors trying to influence elections around the world.

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The labels will start to appear next week for candidates for governor and Congress.

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